Acid Redux: The Life and High Times of Timothy Leary


Subject:
Drugs & Medications by Type , Hallucinogens

Description:
This 2006 review of a biography of 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary provides details about his background and activities. Discusses his unconventional university career (concluding with a Ph.D. in psychology), family problems, his establishment of the Harvard Psychedelic Project (begun after he ate some "magic mushroom" in Mexico), his advocacy of the use of LSD (which he first tried in 1961), and his conviction for possession of marijuana. From The New Yorker.

Creator:
Menand, Louis

Publisher:
CondéNet

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2006/06/26/060626crbo_books


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