TRUST ME, I’M A DOCTOR: Reverend Hunter S. Thompson, the Missionaries of the New Truth, and the Downfall of the Biggest Hallucinogenic Drug Factory in the Mid-West

And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.
John 8:32

I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.
Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

“Would you sell Peyote to this man?” That was the question emblazoned under a portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, candidate for Sheriff of Pitken County, Colorado, that featured on Aspen Wallposter No. 7, Fat City, USA in January 1971, in the aftermath of one of the most bizarre election platforms in the history of the United States.

The Freak Power documentary uses on its cover a cropped version of the Aspen Wallposter No. 7, Fat City, USA photograph

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