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ACID BODHISATTVA: THE HISTORY OF THE TIMOTHY LEARY ARCHIVES DURING HIS PRISON AND EXILE YEARS, 1970-1976 (Part Three)

How a scholarly hippie got pulled into the orbit of the psychedelic revolutionary whom then-President Nixon labelled “the most dangerous man in America” Lisa Rein conducts the first in-depth interview of Timothy Leary’s longtime archivist, Michael Horowitz Part 3: Switzerland – Afghanistan — California, August 1971 – April 1973 Dr. Leary and Dr. Hofmann on the […]

Dr. Ralph Metzner Comments A Bit On All the Recent Press

Here’s Ralph’s post on his own blog about the last few weeks of press on the archives. Ralph was a graduate student at Harvard, working on his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, which he received.  He took graduate classes with Leary and Alpert, was introduced to psilocybin mushrooms, and became a research assistant on the Harvard […]

International Federation For Internal Freedom – Statement of Purpose

While transcribing Bruce Damer’s talk to the crowd at our February 8, 2009 reunion and reception, Bruce referenced the IFIF, the “International Federation for Internal Freedom,” an organization created by Tim and the group we was doing research with while at Harvard. Here is the organization’s Statement of Purpose: Statement of Purpose of the Internal […]

Video and Transcription of Ralph Metzner’s Chat With The Crowd At Our February 8, 2009 San Francisco Event

Ralph Metzner came to our February 8th Reunion/Reception in San Francisco. Here’s a video and complete transcription of his chat with the audience about his new book coming out that he co-authored with Ram Dass and others, “Birth of a Psychedelic Culture: Conversations about Leary, the Harvard Experiments, Millbrook and the Sixties,“ and the first […]

Brian Shields on KRON Channel 4 Covers Our February 8th Event!

Brian Shields put together this great piece for KRON Channel 4, San Francisco, featuring Brewster Kahle, John Perry Barlow, Ralph Metzner, and Michael Horowitz. You can see all the individual interviews too, right here, on Brian Shields’ website.

Pictures From Our February 8th Event In San Francisco

Our event was a huge success. We’ll be writing about this for weeks. It was a truly historic event. Here is a little gallery of pictures we’ve put together so far. Please keep sending us links to your photos and videos, and we’ll keep posting them here. Thanks!