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ID:

500

Date:

2010-05-11

Headline:

Chemical Concussions and Secret LSD: Pentagon Details Cold War Mind-Control Tests

Reporter's name:

Katie Drummond

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Wired: Danger Room

City:

San Francisco, CA

Summary:

The Pentagon was involved in controversial Cold-War-era experiments by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in hallucinogens. The seventeen-page memorandum from the general counsel of the Department of Defense was written in 1977 and obtained via FOIA 33 years later. It confirmed previously released information and added insight into these programs.

Notes:

The memo's subject was "Experimentation Programs Conducted by the Department of Defense That Had CIA Sponsorship or Participation and That Involved the Administration to Human Subjects of Drugs Intended for Mind-control or Behavior-modification Purposes."

Keywords:

CIA, Central Intelligence Agency, DOD, Pentagon, Cold War, mind-control, experiments, hallucinogen, drugs, MK-ULTRA, MK-NAOMI, MK-CHICKWIT, MK-OFTEN, Edgewood

URL:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2010/05/chemical-concussions-and-secret-lsd-military-releases-cold-war-mind-control-report/


Agencies:

CIA
DOD

States:

MD
VA

Categories:

military
veteran


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