Did the CIA invent counterculture?


In the US, the 1960s were a crucible of culture -- college students, veterans, the disadvantaged and activists across the country sought to overthrow the status quo and build their own vision of a better world. This period in time produced some of the most influential art, music and prose in recent history, and introduced LSD to the mainstream. So why do so many people think it was ultimately a CIA operation?

Topics in this Podcast: howstuffworks, LSD, Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know, conspiracy, Noel Brown, ben bowlin, Matt Frederick, CIA