Produced by CNS Communications, LLC of Sante Fe, NM, Dying To Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary
is Directed and Produced by Gay Dillingham with Associate Producer Michael Donnelly.
Former LSD advocate Timothy Leary
, fresh out of jail, temporarily turned his career toward advocating space travel while openly celebrating himself as a "snake oil salesman,' inspiring people with dreams that might go beyond what we know to be strictly possible.
The best-known members of the "Club" were Timothy Leary
, Richard Alpert (Ram Das), Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil.
When Timothy Leary
advised his generation to "turn on" by taking psychedelic drugs, he got it all wrong.
The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary
, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America
He also took candid images of the famous people who visited, including counterculture icon Timothy Leary
, comedian Tommy Smothers and humorist Al Capp.
Crossbreedings of every kind are on display, including videos by Lithuanian/New York artist Jonas Mekas, like A Visit to Timothy Leary
(1965) and Bed-In, John Lennon and Yoko Ono (1970).
Narcotics researcher and experimenter Timothy Leary
left the academy in 1941, perhaps foreshadowing his 1960s advice to "turn on, tune in, and drop out.
1996: Psychologist and pioneer in the use of LSD, Timothy Leary
, died on this day
The former Harvard lecturer Timothy Leary
popularised LSD with his "turn on, tune in, drop out" advice in the 1960s, but Hofmann believed the substance was hijacked and abused by the hippy movement and maintained he produced it as a medicine.
Whitmer was an undergraduate at the University of California at Berkeley in the 1960s when Timothy Leary
This time, researchers plan to keep a lower profile than did Timothy Leary
The most unusual thing I sold was a book by the LSD guru Timothy Leary
, including his accomplishments and influence with an active coterie of students, teachers, and artists during the freewheeling decade of the 1960's.
These indeed were visions, except they were the kind Timothy Leary