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Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4, April Summary

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Chapter 4, April Summary and Analysis

Hunter S Thompson describes for readers simple facets of exclusion and inclusion. He applies to become officially recognized as part of the Press for the federal government - the White House Press Corps. People scoff at this affront. Then he follows up on a similar application to be part of what he was - the Press. Again, he is mocked. It was pointed out to him that he wrote for Rolling Stone magazine, and however prestigious within its own realm, it was nothing but a music magazine and didn't have what it takes for White House Press Corps. He pursued this nevertheless.

Hunter's work style makes it so that, after a little while at an office, the others shoo him away, back to a hotel room where he can "behave that way and still get his work done." At about page 100 of the...

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