MK Ultra Experiments Essay

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Intro People expect their government to have their best interest in mind and always protect its citizens, but what about when it doesn’t? There are dozens are possibly hundreds of shady events that our government covers up. People believe that the government is hiding aliens, technology capable of time travel, and even Walt Disney’s head frozen in cryostat. Yet for now those are simply just conspiracies. They’re events that have yet to be proven true, but our government has been exposed of committing various crimes. The U.S. Government has committed acts of terrorist on its own people, murder, kidnapping, drugging, torture, drug dealing and framing other countries. On of the major conspiracies that have been proven true was the MK Ultra experiments.…show more content…
The operation took place in San Francisco, Marin county, and New York.The leader of operation midnight was a C.I.A agent by the name of George White. George was an undercover narcotics agent. George employed a multitude of prostitutes to lure in unsuspecting men to CIA safe houses so they could be experimented on. The experiments had such little oversight that people described it as feeling like a party.Many times C.I.A agents would sit in a room hidden behind a two way mirror and drink cocktails while watching the drugs take effect. They would listen to the conversations with recording devices hidden disguised as electrical outlets. One agent infamous for watching so much was White himself. White was so consumed by his curiosity to know if the experiments would be a success that he regularly sat in a room sitting on a toilet drinking cocktails because he didn’t want to miss a moment. According to History.com White wrote a letter to Gottlieb that stated “Of course I was a very minor missionary, actually a heretic, but I toiled wholeheartedly in the vineyards because it was fun, fun, fun. Where else could a red-blooded American boy lie, kill and cheat, steal, deceive, rape and pillage with the sanction and blessing of the
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