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Brainwashed investigates the CIA’s covert mind control experiments – from the Cold War and MKULTRA to the so-called War on Terror. It’s the story of how a renowned psychiatrist used his unwitting patients as human guinea pigs at a Montreal hospital, and the ripple effects on survivors, their families, and thousands of other people around the world. It also examines the cultural impact — how the CIA brought LSD to America and inadvertently created counterculture influencers such as author Ken Kesey and poet Allen Ginsberg. It’s an exploration of what happens in times of fear, when the...
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4.3 stars from 656 ratings
So so interesting!!
I was not expecting this podcast to be so addictive! I ended up binge listening while I cleaned my house all on one day. I’m in my mid 30s so I actually thought that MKULTRA was an urban legend. The stories I had heard before listening to this podcast sounded too outlandish to be real. ...Read full review »
Jibya Falcon via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/06/21
MKUltra is interesting
Brainwashed is not. Save yourself the time. I would rather go through MKUltra than be forced to listen to this podcast again.
B3asy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/02/21
Incredibly well done by CBC, unfortunately this torture continues globally. Want to learn more about the thousands and thousands of targeted individuals in the US and worldwide? Here are some great resources. Follow...Read full review »
#FFTI via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/30/20
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The 1950s & 60s saw a wave of radical movements. Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution. The Black Panthers. Quebec and Canada had the FLQ — a showdown that dissolved into crisis. By October 1970, there were soldiers in the streets, communities on edge, kidnapping and terror in the headlines....
Published 11/12/20
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Published 10/28/20
MKULTRA has entered popular culture, becoming the butt of jokes, television plot points, and the darling of internet conspiracy theorists. At the very least, the secrecy that still surrounds MKULTRA, or the CIA’s post-9/11 programs, sows distrust of governments, and medical professionals. At...
Published 10/20/20
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