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Conspiracy Theories That Really Happened

 
 
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Conspiracy Theories That Really Happened

Acid and the CIA.

Yes, the CIA really did "turn on/tune in/drop out" by giving LSD to suspected spies as a "truth serum" in the '50s and '60s.

We all know that some Hollywood-ready plots unfold in real life - the Bay of Pigs, for example, or Watergate - even as less realistic scenarios maintain their grip on the public fancy. Here are eight lesser-known stories that may be difficult to believe - but that actually took place:
 
 
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
 
 
 

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