In this 2011 episode of On Point: high times and unfettered artists in Key West, Florida.
Key West is a symbol of palm tree island life, a sub-tropical getaway for tourists and, for generations of artists, writers, musicians, a refuge, and playground. Hemingway famously hung his hat there. In the scruffy 1970s, it was a big party. Hunter S. Thompson, Jimmy Buffett, Tom McGuane. It was a cultural moment. And wild.
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