Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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* "Saturday Night in the City" details Thompson taking his girlfriend Maria to a tattoo parlor in San Francisco to get a tattoo just to write a story about it.

* In "Showdown in the Pig Palace," Thompson was awakened by a phone call at three in the morning from a friend who was a political strategist.

* Thompson began "Nixon and the Whale Woman" writing that he drove east of San Francisco to follow a humpback whale that had swum up the Sacramento River for an unknown reason.

* "The Hellfire Club" discusses the sexual scandals of the televangelists Jimmy Swaggart and Jim Bakker and the politician Gary Hart.

* In "Gary Hart Talks Politics," Thompson discussed the 1988 Democratic presidential primaries with Hart, who had recently been involved in a sex scandal.

* "A Generation of Swine" begins with Thompson describing people's obsessions with testing different aspects of their health at...

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