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Following nearly a decade of analysis, this account solves the mysterious dying of biochemist Frank Olson, revealing the identities of his murderers in stunning aspect. It deals a different and exceptional check out the backgrounds of many former CIA, FBI, and Federal Narcotics Bureau officials—including a number of who truly oversaw the CIA’s mind-control courses from the Nineteen Fifties to the Nineteen Seventies. In retracing those courses, an often extraordinary and continually scary international is brought, coloured, and ruled via many factors—Cold warfare fears, the key dating among the nation’s drug enforcement firms and the CIA, and the government’s shut collaboration with the Mafia.

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Many of them were never the same again. Some went insane. Some died as a result. And no one was held accountable. Today we have Abu Ghraib, extraordinary rendition, waterboarding. Our excuse today – as it was then – is national security. Hank Albarelli very helpfully reminds us of what Bella Abzug – the New York Congresswoman in the funny hats that the right wing loved to hate – said during the 1975 investigation of the CIA’s mind control programs:: You cannot be strong outside if you are weak inside.

11 — Victim’s Task Force: 1978-1979 12 — Fall 1984 BOOK FIVE — 1994-2005 1 — United States House of Representatives, September 28, 1994 2 — The Starrs Investigation 3 — District Attorney Robert Morgenthau’s Investigation 4 — What Did Allan Hughes Know? 5 — What Did Dr. Benjamin Wilson Know? 6 — A Major Break in the Case Epilogue Appendix 1 Mind Control Victims Appendix 2 A Study of Assassinations* Appendix 3 Nuremberg Code — 1947 Photographs & Documents Notes Index Back Cover Flap Back Cover Material PUBLISHER’S FOREWORD Because something is happening here But you don’t know what it is Do you, Mister Jones?

Drum and Dr. Sidney Gottleib. —Allen Dulles, CIA Director, February 10, 1954 *** There are serious legal questions that will have to be resolved concerning the Government’s responsibility, the possibility of additional compensation, ... it might be necessary to disclose highly classified national security information in connection with any court suit, or legislative hearings ... to provide additional compensation to the family. Therefore, Marsh, Hills and Cheney strongly recommend that the President limit his remarks to an expression of regret over this tragic event and a willingness to meet ...

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