Book Discussion on The Harvard Psychedelic Club

Don Lattin recalls the creation of the Harvard Psilocybin Project (Harvard Psychedelic Club) in 1960-1961 by a group of four students… read more

Don Lattin recalls the creation of the Harvard Psilocybin Project (Harvard Psychedelic Club) in 1960-1961 by a group of four students interested in studying the effects of psychedelic drugs. The students, Timothy Leary, Andrew Weil, Huston Smith, and Richard Alpert (Ram Dass) would later introduce Americans to mind expanding drugs, alternative healing and medicine, and world religions. Don Lattin discussed his book at the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. close

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Book Discussion on The Harvard Psychedelic Club

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Jan 30, 2010
Last Aired:
Oct 21, 2012

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  • Jan 30, 2010 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 2010 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 06, 2010 | 9:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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