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GDewitt Smith

Katmandu
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  • The Most Dangerous Man in America

  • Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD
  • By: Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis
  • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

On the moonlit evening of September 12, 1970, an ex-Harvard professor with a genius IQ studies a 12-foot high fence topped with barbed wire. A few months earlier, Dr. Timothy Leary, the High Priest of LSD, had been running a gleeful campaign for California governor against Ronald Reagan. Now, Leary is six months into a 10-year prison sentence for the crime of possessing two marijuana cigarettes. Aided by the radical Weather Underground, Leary's escape from prison is the counterculture's union of "dope and dynamite", aimed at sparking a revolution.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • interesting subject

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-23-18

It was a stone gas man. It was heavy and far out

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-01-18

When this world turns to Rubble and he Cockroaches take control they will reference this book to find out what preceded them and low and behold peace will once again reign.

  • Family of Secrets

  • The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America
  • By: Russ Baker
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 24 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284

French philosopher Jean Paul Sartre said that "words are loaded pistols". In the hands of Russ Baker, they are hydrogen bombs. On each and every page of his masterpiece, Family of Secrets, he explodes the myths and lies that powerful forces have perpetrated on the American consciousness. He digs beneath the surface in a form of journalistic archeology to reveal the hidden history of one of America's most powerful families, leaving no stone unturned.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Still Relevant, Impossible to Put Down

  • By Cletus van Damme on 12-14-12

A Revelation

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-30-15

if you are prepared to have the scales drop from your eyes and see anew this is the book for that journey.

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