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 S And SThe 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 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 S Counterculture For Years He Was The Chief Supplier Of Spy Tools Used By CIA Officers Around The WorldStephen Kinzer, Author Of Groundbreaking Books About US Clandestine Operations, Draws On New Documentary Research And Original Interviews To Bring To Life One Of The Most Powerful Unknown Americans Of The Twentieth Century Gottlieb S Reckless Experiments On Expendable Human Subjects Destroyed Many Lives, Yet He Considered Himself Deeply Spiritual He Lived In A Remote Cabin Without Running Water, Meditated, And Rose Before Dawn To Milk His GoatsDuring His Twenty Two Years At The CIA, Gottlieb Worked In The Deepest Secrecy Only Since His Death Has It Become Possible To Piece Together His Astonishing Career At The Intersection Of Extreme Science And Covert Action Poisoner In Chief Reveals Him As A Clandestine Conjurer On An Epic Scale
Stephen Kinzer is an award winning foreign correspondent who has coveredthan 50 countries on five continents His articles and books have led the Washington Post to place him among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling.
- 368 pages
- Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control
- Stephen Kinzer
- 19 September 2018 Stephen Kinzer