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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon, and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD

by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 26, 2018

In October, 1970, William Eagleton, head of U.S. Operations in Algeria, sent a secret cable to Secretary of State William Rogers. Timothy Leary, the High Priest of LSD, who had broken out of jail in California with the assistance of the Weather Underground, had arrived in Algiers, Eagleton reported. Black Panther Eldridge Cleaver had a hand in arranging Leary’s exile.


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