Re: [sixties-l] Leary Smear FeedBack

Date: Tue Jul 03 2001 - 18:20:55 EDT

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    Jeff: So are you writing your memoirs? You really ought to.
                                    Bill Mandel

    Jeffrey Blankfort wrote:
    > Tim Leary was the great Con Man of the counter culture, and like great
    > con men, his success and his charm was based on his ability to determine
    > what his listener or listeners wanted to hear and then giving it to
    > them. When that failed, as it did on the one occasion that I met him, he
    > became totally lost and confused.
    > It was in Algeria in December of 1970 where, on the lam and with the
    > intervention of Eldridge Cleaver, he had been taken in as a guest of the
    > Black Panther Party International Section with the stipulation by the
    > Algerian government that he not do drugs, at least not publicly, to
    > which Leary initially agreed.
    > Wh

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