Hunter Stockton Thompson was a journalist and author. He created Gonzo journalism, a style of reporting in which the reporters involve themselves in the action to such a degree that they become the central figures of their stories. The film follows Thompson's reporting on the violence, corruption, and brutality inherent in the "Black Panthers" as it unfolds from the perspective of a young black youth. He made one of the most detailed descriptions so far of organized and violent black groups and what their goals are today, and he is extremely grateful for the opportunity it afforded for such...
- Born: Hunter Stockton Thompson (1937-07-18) July 18, 1937 Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
- Died: February 20, 2005 (2005-02-20) (aged 67) Woody Creek, Colorado, U.S.
- Genre: Gonzo journalism
- Notable works: Hell's Angels (1967), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1971), Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 (1973), The Curse of Lono (1983), The Rum Diary (1998)
- Spouse: Sandra Conklin (m. 1963; div. 1980), Anita Bejmuk (m. 2003)
- Children: Juan Thompson
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