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Author Albarelli, H. P.

Title A terrible mistake : the murder of Frank Olson, and the CIA's secret cold war experiments / H.P. Albarelli.

Imprint Walterville, OR : Trine Day ; Chicago, Ill. : Distribution to the trade byIndependent Publishers Group, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  327.1273 Al13t 2009    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxv, 826 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [779]-810) and index.
Summary "On November 28, 1953, on of America's greatest mysteries occurred when a Army biochemist working with the CIA fell to his death from a hotel window in New York City. Twenty-two years later it was revealed that the scientist, Frank Olson, had been drugged with LSD days before his death. In 1996, the New York District Attorney's Office opened a murder investigation into Olsen's strange death. And the strangeness surrounding Olson's death only widened..."--from jacket.
Subject Olson, Frank (Frank Rudolph), 1910-1953.
Olson, Frank (Frank Rudolph), 1910-1953 -- Death and burial.
Human experimentation in psychology -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Psychotropic drugs -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
LSD (Drug)
Psychological warfare -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Behavior modification -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Biography.
ISBN 9781936296088 (pbk.)
193629608X (pbk.)
9780977795376 (alk. paper)
0977795373 (alk. paper)

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