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How fear and loathing of Nixon sent Hunter S. Thompson crazy

16 February 2019

9:00 AM

16 February 2019

9:00 AM

Hunter Stockton Thompson blazed across the republic of American arts and letters for too short a time. When in February 2005 Thompson, 67, killed himself with a .45 at home in Woody Creek, Colorado, freethinkers and lovers of his savage, beautiful words grieved the world over — and we still do.

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