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December 23, 1984
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STAT Approved For Release 2006/07125: CIA-RDP91-00901 R000 00420001-8 RADIO TV REPORTS, IN 4701 WILLARD AVENUE, CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND 20815 (301) 656-4068 FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS STAFF FROG AM 60 Minutes- DATE December 23, 1984 7:00 P.M. SUBJECT MK-ULTRA/Mind Control Experiments STATION WDYM-TV CBS Network Washington, D.C. ED BRADLEY: MK-ULTRA is not the name of a new James. Bond movie. It is, or was the pode.word for a secret CIA project, which took place between 1953 and 1964 .in which unsuspecting people wer.e 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.Cameron, Never told his patients they were being used as guinea pigs. ZAL ORLICO: I can't get over the rage that.1 feel that he would have done `this to' me and to other people [unintel- ligible]. MORI/CDF BRADLEY: I'n?1957 Zal Orlico (?) was suffering from depression. It was recommended that she see Dr. Cameron, who'was? one of the leading psychiatrists in Canada. Her treatment from Dr. Cameron? Massive doses of lysergic acid diethalamide, a new n,; nrt-a1 t Pri nn dru called LSD. It- destroyed her Approved For Release 2006/07/25: CIA-RDP91-00901 R000600420001-8