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December 9, 2016
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August 2, 1977
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Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP81-00261 R00030 2 August 1977 MEMORANDUM FOR : Acting Deputy Director of Central Intelligence THROUGH : Acting Deputy Director of Administration 2 AUG 1977 D /A Registry 1 Fie 25X1A FROM Cpie , Information and Privacy Staff SUBJECT : Release of MKULTRA Documents on 2 August 1977 1. On 2 August 1977 the first release of the financial records relating to M?ITLTRA Subprojects 1-11 were released to the following requesters: STATOTHR 25X1A 2. Following review of these 415 docuents with of OTS, we found it difficult to determine 1iow t le ocurents will be played by the press. However, the following areas night receive some elaboration or dis- tortion by the press: a. Study of numerous plants to determine their activities as agents affecting the central nervous system of human beings. b. Preparation of a handbook by a magician for operational use of magic or slight of hand in the administration of drugs to unwitting participants. Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP81-00261 R000300050017-0 Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP81-00261 R000300050017-0 SUBJECT: Release of MKULTRA Documents on 2 August 1977 25X1 C 25X1A c. Copy of an apartment lease which the press ray be able to relate to Morgan Hal]. Morgan Hall's name was not released in the documents, but was cited in the 2 August article in The New York Tires as an individual dispensing drugs to nw t "r ; ' n v < is. d. Experiments relating to hypnotically Induced anxieties which the press may be able to determino was used on 18 people. e. Indications of testing relating to individuals previously interrogated and involved in rehabilitation TO rams. Presumably this might indicate testing of f. Testing of LSD and related material regarding the disturbance of memory, discrediting of aberrant behavior, alteration of sex patterns, eliciting of information, suggestability and creation of dependence. g. focuraents which implied evaluation of various effects on schizophrinic individuals. h. Investigation of seeds of Abrus plants that produce a toxic protein. I. Apparent inadvertant release of the name, "Foundation for the Stud, of Human Ecology: Inc.", and the name, Research Director (Chief of TSS at that time , 25X1A IPS/GW/sp/2 Aug 77 Distribution: Orig - Adse 1 - A/DDA 1 - A/DCI/PA 1 - IPS Chrono Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP81-00261 R000300050017-0