Poisoner in chief : Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA search for mind control (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Poisoner in chief : Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA search for mind control

Author: Stephen Kinzer
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, an imprint of St. Martin's Publishing Group, 2020. ©2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First St. Martin's Griffin EditionView all editions and formats
"The visionary chemist Sidney Gottlieb was the CIA’s master magician and gentlehearted torturer—the agency’s '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 trace—including some intended for Fidel Castro and other foreign leaders. He paid prostitutes to lure  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Sidney Gottlieb
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Kinzer
ISBN: 1250762626 9781250762627
OCLC Number: 1130372155
Description: 365 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: I needed more of a challenge --
Dirty business --
Willing and unwilling subjects --
The secret that was going to unlock the universe --
Abolishing consciousness --
Any effort to tamper with this project, MK-ULTRA, is not permitted --
Fell or jumped --
Operation midnight climax --
The divine mushroom --
Health alteration committee --
We must always remember to thank the CIA --
Let this die with us --
Some of our people were out of control in those days --
I feel victimized --
If Gottlieb is found guilty, it would be a real first --
You never can know what he was.
Responsibility: Stephen Kinzer.


The bestselling author of All the Shah's Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA's secret drug and mind-control experiments of the 1950s and 60s.  Read more...


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