Did the CIA’s LSD mind control programme MKUltra cause a top scientist’s death?

It’s long been known that the CIA secretly ran a mind control programme which experimented with LSD, hypnosis, isolation, brainwashing and cruel psychological torture.

But mystery still surrounds the death of a scientist called Frank Olson, who plunged to his death in 1953 from a thirteenth story window after being dosed with acid a short time before.

Now this cold case is set to become hot again thanks to a new Netflix documentary called Wormwood, which digs into the story of how Olson died and explores the intelligence agency’s highly controversial bid to discover… Read the full story

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