Poisoner in chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

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The visionary chemist Sidney Gottlieb was the CIAs master magician and gentlehearted torturerthe agencys “poisoner in chief.” As head of the MK-ULTRA mind control project, he directed brutal experiments at secret prisons on three continents. He made pills, powders, and potions that could kill or maim without a traceincluding some intended for Fidel Castro and other foreign leaders. He paid prostitutes to lure clients to CIA-run bordellos, where they were secretly dosed with mind-altering drugs. His experiments spread LSD across the United States, making him a hidden godfather of the 1960s counterculture. For years he was the chief supplier of spy tools used by CIA officers around the world.
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subject_facetBrainwashing -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Gottlieb, Sidney, -- 1918-1999
Hallucinogenic drugs -- United States -- History -- 20th century
History
LSD (Drug) -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Project MKULTRA
United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency -- History -- 20th century
title_displayPoisoner in chief : Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA search for mind control
title_fullPoisoner in Chief Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control
Poisoner in chief : Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA search for mind control / Stephen Kinzer
title_shortPoisoner in chief
title_subSidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Brainwashing
Gottlieb, Sidney
Hallucinogenic drugs
History
LSD (Drug)
Nonfiction
Politics