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Approved For Release 2006/12/19: CIA-RDP88-01315R000400250013-0 STAT WASHINGTON POST 27 August 1977 'Dialogue Sought, fe In CIA Proe By John Jacobs Wa3hin;ton Post Start writer Georgetown University said yest:er day "it seems promising" that univer- sity lawyers can meet next week with r-,Fos?grh 1. Gesehickter, a George- town professor emeritus, who helped the- CIA with its MK-ULTRA mind' confz?ol experiments. ,The 76 year-old pathologist and can-1 cer researcher established the Ges-' chickter Fund for Medical Research, through which the CIA funneled money to fund IVIK-ULTRA projects in.the 1950s and 1960's. He has been unavailable for comment since his name surfaced a month ago in connec- tion with the CIA. A Senate subcom- rrittee has subpoenaed him to testify. Sept.`9. The university, which last week re- ceived official notification that it was n,lrt of the CIA program, is investigat- ing the matter. It has received 70 pages of CIA documents, which an of- ficial said confirm press'reports that the CIA funneled $375,000 through. tk e GeBehicktec Fund toward construction of a new medical wing at the hospital. The agency wanted to use one si::tai of the space there for experiments in chemical and biological warfare. In another development, Chancellor Maurice Mitchell -of Denver Univer- sity confirmed that his university was notified by the CIA that it was one of the 86 institutions CIA Director Stans- field Turner said were used, know- ingly or not, in MK-ULTRA. Other universities that have pub- licly acknowledged similar letters from the CIA in the last few weeks include the Univ r i y f_:itIaryland, Geor^e-M .~iztgton University, Har- vard, Stanford, Columbia, Princeton, .Ohio State and 'the University of Pennsylvania. GAP has receiv`ef'docu ments from the CIA about its role but has refused to release them. Dr. Wilbur C. NI.iller, now president of Drake University ,in Ohio, taught in the psychology department,at Denver, in 199x. He said a Dr. L. T. Miller. headed the department then and died in the late '50s. Wilbur Miller said he didn't know of any CIA-related, re- search there, "but I vaguely. remem- ter something about hypnosis.".MK ULTRA was interested in hypnosis and LSD for offensive purposes and, for protecting CIA agents from brain- washing and interrogation by hostile governments:' , Other documents the CIA made public Thursday describe a 19660 'MIK- '.1LTRA project to study voting rec orris of, registered voters in a l `,friendly foreign nation".,,The re. :1 search proposal, which was approved with a budget of $7,490, expected to study 25,000 voters; who were eligible if they were male homeowner_, ],cast 30 years old.: .