Acid Test

Tom Shroder talked about his book, Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal, in which he recounts the creation of psychedelic drugs,… read more

Tom Shroder talked about his book, Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal, in which he recounts the creation of psychedelic drugs, specifically LSD and Ecstasy (MDMA), and their use in the fields of mental health care. In his book, the author recalls the early testing of these drugs, their later recreational use, and subsequent ban. Mr. Shroder also reports that scientists and doctors were reconsidering psychedelic drugs to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and addictions. He spoke at the University of California, Berkeley. close

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  • Tom Shroder Editor (Former) Washington Post Magazine
  • Edward Wasserman Dean University of California, Berkeley->Graduate School of Journalism

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Acid Test

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Program ID:
321791-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Berkeley, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 16, 2014 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2014 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 16, 2014 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 21, 2014 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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