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July 18th is Hunter Thompson’s birthday July 18, 2012

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“Gonzo journalist” Hunter S. Thompson would have been 83 years old today. He was born on July 18, 1929 in Louisville, Kentucky. The UCI Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives collections contain first editions of Thompson’s first three books: Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga (1967); Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1971, signed); and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 (1973). Summer hours in Special Collections and Archives are Monday-Friday, 1-5pm.

[Photograph by S. MacLeod]



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