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10/15/14 Al Satterwhite’s Latest Photo Journalism book, “Muhammad Ali – The Comeback”

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Muhammad-Ali-1ANow on YouTube. Al Satterwhite’s soon to be self-published photo journalism book, Muhammad Ali – The Comeback”, Al’s photographic documentation of the great fighter is up for discussion this program. Muhammad Ali,"The Greatest" is documented by the man with the photographic eye, Al Satterwhite.

Al Satterwhite is back with us this evening. He is a master photographer and was with us a while ago to talk with us about his then-new photography art book “Hunter S. Thompson, The Cozumel Diary.” Al’s master files of negatives are a virtual treasure trove of our times. Since then, Al has found a bundle of gems that he’s making into another special, limited edition photography art book.

The subject is, the one and only, The Greatest, Muhammad Ali.

Al has a Kickstarter project going to fund the book and you can see the promo video for the project by doing a Google search for “Al Satterwhite Ali” and the link should be at the top of the search results.

The book’s title is, “Muhammad Ali – The Comeback and will feature Al’s rarely seen photos of Muhammad Ali, in his prime, as he was training in Miami Beach at the famous 5th Street Gym in the early 70s. Of course, Kick Starter is an online funding system, and if you would like to help Al with his project, you can do so on the Kick Starter page.

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6.11.13 Renowned Photographer Al Satterwhite-Adventures With Gonzo Journalist Hunter S. Thompson

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The term “gonzo journalism” was invented by Hunter S. Thompson. Gonzo Journalism is a style of journalism where the writer immerses himself so deeply into the subject that they personally become the center of the narrative. The term “gonzo” quickly morphed into into many “over the top” activities, most notably morning FM radio programs.

But there was only one true “Gonzo” journalist and that was Hunter S. Thompson. “Dr. Hunter S. Thompson” as he sometime liked to be called. (Hunter got his doctorate from the Universal Life Church)

Al Satterwhite has been a professional photographer all of his adult life. His work has appeared in Automobile, Car & Driver, Fortune, Geo, Life, Look, Money, Newsweek, People, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, Time, Travel & Leisure and many, many other publications and books. Al met Hunter in the early 70s while covering a GOP convention. The two young lions became friends and for the next several years, from time-to-time, Al would get a call from Hunter. “Al! Meet me at…” and off they’d go on another Thompson-Satterwhite adventure.

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