The Secret History of LSD | The Lex Files | Ep. 21

Written By: Lex Pelger

Oct 25, 2020

From the tumultuous early days of LSD and the effects of its explosive popularity in the ‘60s, to the current psychedelic renaissance spreading around the world today – Harvard historian Alexis Turner takes us on a journey through the secret history of LSD. LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) has a rich scientific and political past with involvement from researchers like Dr. Albert Hoffman, therapists and even the CIA. On this episode of The Lex Files, Turner cracks open the LSD archives to discuss how this drug impacted politics and culture since its beginning and what that means for us now during this moment of peak interest in psychedelics.

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