Sidney Gottlieb

Sidney Gottlieb was an American chemist and spy for the CIA's 1950s and '60s assassination attempts and mind-control program, known as Project MKULTRA.

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Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

The visionary chemist Sidney Gottlieb was the CIA's master magician and gentlehearted torturer―the agency's "poisoner in chief." As head of the MK-ULTRA mind control project, he directed brutal experiments at secret prisons on three continents. He made pills, powders, and potions that could kill or maim without a trace―including some intended for Fidel Castro and other foreign leaders.