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Poisoner in Chief

Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

Stephen Kinzer

The Bronx-born son of immigrants, Sidney Gottlieb studied biochemistry before joining the CIA in 1951 at the height of the Cold War. Drawing on interviews and declassified documents, this exposé reveals how he concocted poisons, ran lethal experiments at secret locations on three continents, and used LSD and other drugs to ‘wipe away human mind so a new one could be implanted’. Slightly off-mint
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  • Publisher: Henry Holt
  • Year: 2019
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 368pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 242x162mm
  • ISBN: 9781250140432
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 0.6kg
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