The underground press were the independently published and distributed underground papers associated with the counterculture of the late 1960s and early 1970s in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and other western nations.
The term "underground press" is also used to refer to illegal publications under oppressive regimes, for example, the samizdat and bibuła in the Soviet Union and Poland respectively.
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... Kaleidoscope was an underground newspaper, founded by John Kois, radio disk jockey Bob Reitman, and John Sahli (a member of The Shags), which was ... "The need for a Milwaukee-based underground newspaper was apparent early in 1967 ... coast." Kaleidoscope was an affiliate of the Liberation News Service (LNS) and Underground Press Syndicate (UPS) ...
... of the rising movement was the sudden appearance of an underground hippie press in several US cities ... Among the first of these was the Los Angeles Free Press, which began in May, 1964 as a broadside entitled The Faire Free Press ... By 1966 the Underground Press Syndicate had been organized 80 presses of U.S ...
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“Who could not be moved by the sight of that poor, demoralized rabble, outwitted, outflanked, outmaneuvered by the U.S. military? Yet, given time, I think the press will bounce back.”
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