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The wizards of Langley : the CIA's directorate of science and technology

Author: Jeffrey T Richelson
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. ; Oxford : Westview, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1953 Frank Olson, an Army scientist, enjoyed an after dinner Cointreau with colleagues. Ten days later, he leapt to his death. The drink had been spiked with LSD in an early CIA experiment with hallucinogenic drugs. Eventually the CIA's new office for science and technology conducted 182 other such "mind-control" projects, ranging from behavior modification and toxins to brain stimulation and electrode implants.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey T Richelson
ISBN: 0813366992 9780813366999
OCLC Number: 59514747
Description: 420 pages
Contents: Unexpected Missions --
False Start --
A New Beginning --
Space Reconnaissance Wars --
Change of Command --
Empire --
Cracks in the Empire --
Breaking Down Barriers --
A New World --
Agile Intelligence --
Uncertain Future --
DSandT Components --
DSandT Leadership.
Responsibility: Jeffrey T. Richelson.

Abstract:

The CIA is able to exploit science and technology for intelligence purposes through its own Directorate of Science and Technology. In this chronological narrative, the Directorate's evolution is  Read more...

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