Editor says, what if Ted Kennedy's friends had managed to cover up Chappaquiddick? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Politicians thread.
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Editor says, in our timeline Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 is a collection of articles covering the 1972 presidential campaign written by the gonzo journalist Hunter S Thompson and illustrated by Ralph Steadman. The articles were first serialized in Rolling Stone magazine throughout 1972 and later released as a book in early 1973. The book focuses almost exclusively on the Democratic Party's primaries and the breakdown of the party as it splits between the different candidates. Of particular focus is the manic maneuvering of the George McGovern campaign during the Miami convention as they sought to ensure the Democratic nomination despite attempts by the Hubert Humphrey campaign and other candidates to block McGovern. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.