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Hysteria 51 is a weekly podcast that takes an every-man approach to the World of the Weird - UFOs, Aliens, Mysteries, Conspiracies, the Paranormal, the Unusual, and the Unexplained. Hosts Brent Hand, David Flora, and Conspiracy Bot (a cranky robot bent on world domination who also happens to be the show’s head researcher) examine a different topic each week and generally come to one conclusion…the truth is out there, but you won’t find it here.

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episode 297: Project MKOFTEN: Drugs, The Occult, & The CIA | 297


After the planet was ravaged by World War 2 the powers that be were looking for any edge they could. The United States was no different. So, they engaged in many secret medical experiments designed to help win the cold war... But at what cost? Let’s just say you can’t perfect mind control and Manchurian candidates without breaking a few eggs, and by eggs we mean unknowing subjects, both military and civilian. Oh yeah, black magic and the occult might have been involved as well... you know, for good measure. So, strap in, we are talking MKOften and CIA shenanigans via... wait for it... DRUGS.. this week on Hysteria 51

Special thanks to this week’s research sources:

Books and Papers
Secrets and Lies: A History of CIA Mind Control and Germ Warfare | Gordon Thomas 978-1568526843
The Manchurian Candidate | Richard Condon 978-0743482974
The Encyclopedia of Delusions | Ronald Duncan & Miranda Weston-Smith ? 978-0671423919

Videos
CIA Mind Control | CIA Secret Experiments - https://youtu.be/NUW-frxo2X4

Websites
Project MKOFTEN - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_MKOFTEN
Project MKULTRA - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_MKUltra#MKSEARCH
The Manchurian Candidate - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Manchurian_Candidate
The Naked Gun (franchise) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Naked_Gun_(franchise)
The Psychedelic Library - https://druglibrary.net/schaffer/lsd/marks12.htm
Skeptic - https://skepdic.com/mindcont.html
Sidney Gottlieb - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Gottlieb?fbclid=IwAR2aqRTISjeySOYEQUaEkpnzU37Xq1FRbEef87TKGcnWWdxI7qvp3RUaj8w
CNBC - https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/17/the-us-has-spent-over-a-trillion-dollars-fighting-war-on-drugs.html

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