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Underground hero calls it a day

Title: Underground hero calls it a day
Date: Tuesday, 21 September 1999
Publisher: The Guardian (UK)
Author: Duncan Campbell
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The man credited with being the father of the American underground press is to close the paper that smashed taboos and helped start the hippie movement more than 40 years ago. Paul Krassner, once described by the FBI as a "raving, unconfined nut", says that social change and the arrival of the internet means the Realist is no longer needed. He has decided that his newspaper, which covered and exposed scandals from the Kennedy assassination to the Monica Lewinsky case with ... [Read the rest at]