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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1975
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(Studio) Rockefeller commission reported civilian killed self after being given LSD in CIA drug-testing program. Man's family to sue CIA.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Frederick, MD) Frank Olson working at Fort Detrick, MD, as biochemist when given LSD. Saw psychiatrist later and jumped from window in NYC. [Widow Alice OLSON - says one of Frank's colleague's told us truth.] [Daughter Lisa Olson HAYWARD - says family was lied to for 22 years] [Son Eric OLSON - cites intent to sue.] Children relieved and then angry.
REPORTER: Jim Upshaw

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Upshaw, Jim
Duration:
00:02:10

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