Here's the backstory, Dr. Timothy Leary was a professor & head of the Psychology department at Harvard. He is most known for dosing his students with
Psilocybin & Lysergic (something I'm not allowed to say)... and went on to be a one of the largest players in the 60s hippie counter-culture
movement. He was labeled by the Nixon administration as the most dangerous man in America. He fled in exile to Europe and was eventually captured,
then extradited and sent to Folsom Prison in California. His most (in)famous phrase you may remember is 'Turn on, Tune in, Drop Out.'
G. Gordon Liddy was a CIA operative in the Nixon administration who was implicated in the Pentagon Papers for breaking into the office of psychiatrist
Lewis Fielding and the DNC headquarters in what came to be known as the Watergate Scandal.
He also led a police raid on the psychedelic headquarters of Timothy Leary in upstate New York.
Both men who were on opposite sides of the Cultural/Political movement in the 1960s, both men served time in prison for their crimes, both men
generally unfavored among the american public (although Leary definitely had the youth following).
In 1983 after both men had served their prison time they went on tour debating each other onstage at various college campuses across the US.
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