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A terrible mistake : the murder of Frank Olson, and the CIA's secret cold war experiments / H.P. Albarelli.

Author/Creator:
Albarelli, H. P.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Walterville, OR : Trine Day ; Chicago, Ill. : Distribution to the trade byIndependent Publishers Group, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 826 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Olson, Frank (Frank Rudolph), 1910-1953.
Olson, Frank (Frank Rudolph), 1910-1953 -- Death and burial.
Human experimentation in psychology -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Psychotropic drugs -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
LSD drug.
Psychological warfare -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Behavior modification -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Biography.
Summary:
"On November 28, 1953, on of America's greatest mysteries occurred when a Army biochemist working with the CIA fell to his death from a hotel window in New York City. Twenty-two years later it was revealed that the scientist, Frank Olson, had been drugged with LSD days before his death. In 1996, the New York District Attorney's Office opened a murder investigation into Olsen's strange death. And the strangeness surrounding Olson's death only widened..."--from jacket.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [779]-810) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund.
Contributor:
Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund.
Other format:
Online version: Albarelli, H. P. Terrible mistake.
ISBN:
9780977795376 (alk. paper)
0977795373 (alk. paper)
9781936296088 (pbk.)
193629608X (pbk.)
OCLC:
182733055
Web link:
The Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund Home Page
The Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund Home Page  Bookplate

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