Reading Time: 14 minutes This late-90s article by future WhoWhatWhy founder Russ Baker, on how a CIA experiment ruined a man’s life, was commissioned by The New York Times Magazine — which then declined to run it. Not published in the United States at the time, it ran in major publications around the world, and, later, on WhoWhatWhy. It is still explosive, and we thought it worth republishing.
Reading Time: 19 minutes In the 1950s and 60s, at the height of the Cold War, the CIA cornered the market on the world’s LSD supply. In this podcast, get a firsthand account from a man who was there.