Re: [sixties-l] Leary Smear FeedBack

From: Jeffrey Blankfort (
Date: Tue Jul 03 2001 - 21:11:03 EDT

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    Maybe in three of four years. Right now I am too busy to even
    contemplate it. But thanks for the suggestion.

    Jeff wrote:
    > 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.

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