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Hunter S. Thompson FOIA: LBJ correspondence
« on: August 11, 2018, 03:53:27 pm »
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In the beginning of June 1964, just months before the Gulf of Tonkin incident inspired standard military action in Southeast Asia, HST offered his services to the President and the American people as the governor of American Samoa and a rational representative in the Pacific.


https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2017/aug/16/HST-LBJ-OMG


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson FOIA: LBJ correspondence
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2018, 02:21:58 pm »
How significant was this do you think?

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Re: Hunter S. Thompson FOIA: LBJ correspondence
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2018, 06:11:37 pm »
This is hardly news.  He spent 2 books and a ream of correspondence bitching that he didn't get the job.
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson FOIA: LBJ correspondence
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2018, 04:07:43 am »
This is hardly news.  He spent 2 books and a ream of correspondence bitching that he didn't get the job.

I dig...i was more posting it for posterity as they had obtained the docs via FOIA req.

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Re: Hunter S. Thompson FOIA: LBJ correspondence
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2018, 10:26:13 pm »
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to ac

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