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Date of Birth 9 April 1932Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Paul Krassner was born on April 9, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006), The Aristocrats (2005) and Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth (1998).

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Co-founder of the Youth International Party (Y.I.P., or "Yippie!") with Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin, and is often credited with coining the group's name.
Received an ACLU Uppie (Upton Sinclair) Award in May 2004 for "dedication to freedom of expression".
Was the publisher/editor of the publication "The Realist", which ran from 1958 to 1974 as a magazine, and from 1985 to 2001 as a newsletter.
Published his memoir Confessions Of A Raving, Unconfined Nut in 2004.

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