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December 23, 1984
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Approved For Release 2006/01/12 CIA-RDP91-0D901R040 - RADIO TV REPORTS, IN~ 4701 WILLARD AVENUE, CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND 20815 (301) 656-406 .PROGRAM ? 60 M i n u t e s- DATE December 23, 1984 7:00 P.M. SJBJECT MK-ULTRA/Mind Control Experiments STATION W D V M- T V CBS Network Washington, D.C. ED BRADLEY: MK-ULTRA is not the name of a new James. Bond movie. It is, or was the code word for a secret CIA project. which took place between 1953 and 1964 in which unsuspecting people were used in mind-control experiments that left them emotionally crippled for life. MK-ULTRA. consisted of more than 130 research programs which took place ,in prisons, hospitals and universities all over the United States. Tonight. we'll look at subproject number 68, an experiment Canada. The CIA does not deny that the experiments took place. In fact, we'll show you an internal agency memo which admits their involvement. The rationale for all of this? Well, the memo doesn't say. But it's apparent that learning how to make people do things they normally wouldn't do by controlling their minds is valuable if you're in the espionage business. Dr. Ewen Cameron, an American,?now dead, headed the Allen Memorial. Institute at' the McGill University in- Montreal, Canada, where-the experiments took place. ?Dr..Camerort 'never told his patients they were being used as guinea pigs. ZAL ORLICO: I can't get over the rage that.I feel that he would have done-this to me and to other people [unintel- Iigible]. BRADLEY: In -1957 Zal Orlico (?) was suffering from depression.. It was recommended that she see Dr. Cameron, who was one of t h~p4ma e ReRe~ai&-~0 t: l 001 E~0~~y n t from Dr. Cameron.- Massive doses o ysergic aci ie alami , a new r-a1 led LSD. It- destroyed her