How did LSD go from accidental discovery to the counter cultures go to drug?
On April 19th 1943 Albert Hoffman had the first ever LSD trip in Basel, Switzerland. He was testing a substance of his own making, that he had initially developed 5 years previously and been thinking about ever since...
Today on the show are joined by Tom Shroder, author of Acid Test: Lsd, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal, who takes us through this incredible invention story, how the uses of LSD changed through the 20th century and
what the future holds.
You can find more about Tom here: (Home - Tom Shroder)
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This episode was produced by Emily Whalley
The senior producer is Charlotte Long
Edited and mixed by Seyi Adaobi