"The Most Dangerous Man in America"

I just finished reading The Harvard Psychedelic Club by Don Lattin. An entertaining, informal history that looks at Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert, Huston Smith and Andrew Weil. The inclusion of Smith and Weil provides Lattin with his twist on an oft-told tale.

Going through some old CDs of images, I came across some Leary ephemera for the Castalia Foundation and for The Leary Defense Fund. The instruction that women bring slacks for the LSD workshops at Millbrook, the cover design by Allen Atwell, and the list of supporters are just the kind of little details that prove the scholarly and entertainment value of ephemera. I would have liked to see more of such details in Lattin's book.



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