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"gin berg" Discussed on Today in True Crime

Today in True Crime

04:43 min | 1 year ago

"gin berg" Discussed on Today in True Crime

"On january twenty first nineteen seventy former harvard professor and so called priest of lsd timothy. Leary was sentenced to ten years in prison on drug smuggling charges but in september of that year. The fifty year-old academic broke out of a san luis obispo facility with the help of the weatherman. The daring escape only added to the mystique of the man president. Nixon wants declared the most dangerous man in america. But just what made leery so dangerous. Well it might not surprise you. That richard nixon may have been exaggerating for his own political game according to authors. Bill minna tag. Leo and stephen l davis nixon's advisors suggested he find a public enemy to distract the public from his own flagging approval rating the war in vietnam and the struggling economy. They leary a prominent figure in the counterculture movement and because the former professor was a proud exponent of hallucinogenic drug use. The president's ir fit right in with his war on drugs narrative timothy leary was something of a self appointed spokesperson for the benefits of drug use. Which heat enjoyed since one thousand nine hundred sixty after an experimental magic mushrooms trip. The already noted psychologist became excited about the possibilities. Mushrooms and similar drugs had on the human brain during his tenure. At harvard he conducted academic experiments on the effects of hallucinogens. Drawing the attention and admiration of other notable nineteen sixties figures famed authors. Like gin berg and jack kerouac willingly participated in leary's experiments and it was perhaps their involvement that catapulted the professor onto the national stage before long leary was touring the country speaking about his research and reportedly brushing up against the rich and famous inevitably a backlash arrived. Leary's teaching colleagues criticized his experimentation with lsd. They believed research of that. Nature should be left to medical doctors not psychologists meanwhile psychology experts who once lauded leary's earlier work now made it clear that his drug centered experiments were less praiseworthy. Despite these blows leary insisted that taking lsd was quote a sacramental ritual one that could expand human consciousness. Harvard university did not agree and fired him in nineteen sixty three but by that stage leary had a new life. He was a counterculture touchstone for the masses and a legitimizing scientific voice in the pro drug movement. He rubbed shoulders with marilyn monroe and sang with john. Lennon and yoko ono in short he was a powerful voice advocating for drug use throughout the nineteen sixties. He even appeared before a senate committee to argue in favor of legislation. That would make it legal for adults to use hallucinogenic drugs. So when richard. Nixon assumed the presidency in nineteen sixty nine leary was squarely in his sights. Ostensibly nixon wanted to eliminate drug use in the country. Leary very much did not. That made him dangerous. So it's little surprise that when leary's appeal of his nineteen sixty five drug-smuggling conviction was overturned. The government wanted a second bite at the apple but any joy nixon and his cabinet might have felt in putting leary. Away was short lived using his network of contacts. The former professor escaped prison remaining on the run until nineteen seventy three when he was detained in afghanistan and sent back to the united states. There he was jailed in the notorious folsom. Prison and briefly befriended charles manson and though his sentence was for ten years leary was paroled in nineteen. Seventy six having served just three. It's a surprising twist day given that so many drug offenders imprisoned for decades on similar offenses then again timothy leary was famous and white which might have had something to do with his early release

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The Timothy Leary Conviction

Today in True Crime

04:44 min | 1 year ago

The Timothy Leary Conviction

"On january twenty first nineteen seventy former harvard professor and so called priest of lsd timothy. Leary was sentenced to ten years in prison on drug smuggling charges but in september of that year. The fifty year-old academic broke out of a san luis obispo facility with the help of the weatherman. The daring escape only added to the mystique of the man president. Nixon wants declared the most dangerous man in america. But just what made leery so dangerous. Well it might not surprise you. That richard nixon may have been exaggerating for his own political game according to authors. Bill minna tag. Leo and stephen l davis nixon's advisors suggested he find a public enemy to distract the public from his own flagging approval rating the war in vietnam and the struggling economy. They leary a prominent figure in the counterculture movement and because the former professor was a proud exponent of hallucinogenic drug use. The president's ir fit right in with his war on drugs narrative timothy leary was something of a self appointed spokesperson for the benefits of drug use. Which heat enjoyed since one thousand nine hundred sixty after an experimental magic mushrooms trip. The already noted psychologist became excited about the possibilities. Mushrooms and similar drugs had on the human brain during his tenure. At harvard he conducted academic experiments on the effects of hallucinogens. Drawing the attention and admiration of other notable nineteen sixties figures famed authors. Like gin berg and jack kerouac willingly participated in leary's experiments and it was perhaps their involvement that catapulted the professor onto the national stage before long leary was touring the country speaking about his research and reportedly brushing up against the rich and famous inevitably a backlash arrived. Leary's teaching colleagues criticized his experimentation with lsd. They believed research of that. Nature should be left to medical doctors not psychologists meanwhile psychology experts who once lauded leary's earlier work now made it clear that his drug centered experiments were less praiseworthy. Despite these blows leary insisted that taking lsd was quote a sacramental ritual one that could expand human consciousness. Harvard university did not agree and fired him in nineteen sixty three but by that stage leary had a new life. He was a counterculture touchstone for the masses and a legitimizing scientific voice in the pro drug movement. He rubbed shoulders with marilyn monroe and sang with john. Lennon and yoko ono in short he was a powerful voice advocating for drug use throughout the nineteen sixties. He even appeared before a senate committee to argue in favor of legislation. That would make it legal for adults to use hallucinogenic drugs. So when richard. Nixon assumed the presidency in nineteen sixty nine leary was squarely in his sights. Ostensibly nixon wanted to eliminate drug use in the country. Leary very much did not. That made him dangerous. So it's little surprise that when leary's appeal of his nineteen sixty five drug-smuggling conviction was overturned. The government wanted a second bite at the apple but any joy nixon and his cabinet might have felt in putting leary. Away was short lived using his network of contacts. The former professor escaped prison remaining on the run until nineteen seventy three when he was detained in afghanistan and sent back to the united states. There he was jailed in the notorious folsom. Prison and briefly befriended charles manson and though his sentence was for ten years leary was paroled in nineteen. Seventy six having served just three. It's a surprising twist day given that so many drug offenders imprisoned for decades on similar offenses then again timothy leary was famous and white which might have had something to do with his early release

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"gin berg" Discussed on Geeks Under the Influence

Geeks Under the Influence

10:37 min | 2 years ago

"gin berg" Discussed on Geeks Under the Influence

"Obama down so please give him his just writers Nair Addictions and there is a common thread with the creative mind it seems like my favorites are like the the Classic Alcoholic Writer trope writers like Berkovsky is like right on top of that fucking lists hunters top on her as Thomson Oskar wild was a fucking drinker to like he drank his foods off Lot of the beat writers did the same I mean Karaoke was abuser of gins Berg fucking like rose boroughs was Alex he would remember that with those junkers about he's being a war vet who was gay heroin and he didn't think you could ever be society reconcile all that yeah you know how to handle all that noise right they're right back then why is that not a musical like you're hitting all the notes of of a rent musical gay her when addict the veteran probably should be there should be yeah I mean Hemingway's most famous quote I would think is right drunk Ed Sober Nice that's his most famous thing that is brilliant puck is based on that and we have to be Franca Netted Oh God you basically Hemingway Jason Oh it makes me feel better shirt that says podcast drunk at it sober ooh cheers that's going to have to happen that's good stuff right there Wearing it in hell but I mean I mean there's I mean Stephen King was an avid drunk okay remember writing half of his he's he doesn't do read on writing maze of his writing brothers he's like I don't fuck in ember any he doesn't remember the eighties into the mid Nineties fifteen to sixteen year Gabbara he's a new idea I don't know what he wrote some of his greatest shit in darkest shit in he like he was so fucking wacked out of his mind that he was in the dark as part of the brain you wrote some fucked up shit you can read his shit and be like Oh oh cocaine okay okay okay all the kids fuck each other why the monster go fuck each other yeah no they only ran the tree they didn't fuck each other they just ran the gang you have little kids with cocaine LSF setting if they all did cocaine together I'd be less upset about them running and train turtle is just like kids just this one girl like turtle there's one girl every week I want my dream noodle how turtles do the turtle do all right yes and then he also directed maximum overdrive completely cook up as a mind so we got that least-favourite adaptation of his movies ever and heat directed it so that's just a clue of what all the booze in in this Norton and all that gets you right I'm just call that what I do when I go out on the weekend for the booze and snorting this weekend went out and did in snorting tell your office jobs joe workers the Best Burnley spend the money on a jesuit now I'm good like they'd be like okay well you take a drug test right cool our not at work you're paying me and then you spend a lot of money so it's like double down and it was like a boozing legal yet Norton I could have been like laugh snorting you've made the determination man what they're doing when you're not at work the weird puritanical coworker liquid cocaine in this office okay dude this is my first is this a problem highly productive should fucker type three hundred words I don't understand have an issue question my fucking methods happy a second ago when you find out cokes involving also got a fucking problem I have next year's numbers done stuff them sold yet played into the future cocaine thank you can read colors sponsored by big cocaine McCain sponsored by Columbia you have other like to talk about burroughs who heroin so that's more it's a Downer and in in it's getting back into the OPIOID addiction because PLO smoked opium but then you've got somebody to the next level where he was shooting up and well I know I'm getting the author wrong I'm wanting to say CS Lewis and I know that's not right but my.

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