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Discussion in 'History Forum' started by SGO, Sep 16, 2021.

  1. SGO

    SGO Well-Known Member

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    ...something like this:

    MK-Ultra

    From the beginning of the article:

    "MK-Ultra was a top-secret CIA project in which the agency conducted hundreds of clandestine experiments—sometimes on unwitting U.S. citizens—to assess the potential use of LSD and other drugs for mind control, information gathering and psychological torture. Though Project MK-Ultra lasted from 1953 until about 1973, details of the illicit program didn’t become public until 1975, during a congressional investigation into widespread illegal CIA activities within the United States and around the world."

    MK-Ultra

    Oh, the History Channel?

    Entertainment history?

    C'mon! Why not use a really reliable source?
     
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    Yep. That's how we got the Grateful Dead!
     
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    The documentary @SGO mentioned is very interesting. That's how Ken Kesey (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) was introduced to LSD (and from there Owsley Stanley).
     
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