HUNTER THOMPSON SYMPOSIUM FOOTAGE RELEASED
On July 21st, 2007 the Aspen Institute hosted the First Annual Hunter S. Thompson Symposium. The event was hosted by Hunter’s son Juan Thompson and celebrated Gonzo journalism as well as Hunter’s book Fear & Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 that forever changed American political reporting. Journalists Carl Bernstein, Michael Isikoff of Newsweek, Loren Jenkins of NPR, John Nichols of The Nation and others came together at the symposium moderated by Professor Douglas Brinkley to discuss the effect of Hunter’s work on political reporting and American politics.
The hour and half event is exclusively available at www.HunterThompsonFilms.com in nineteen clips of free, streaming video produced by Wayne Ewing. Click on the image to the left to watch.
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