Who

 

Government

 

USA

 

CIA - Central Intelligence Agency

 

Project : MKULTRA

 

MKULTRA : Began

 

 

 

Note :

 

The Wikipedia Project Artichoke page was edited on on March 3, 2018 and the following line and citation were deleted :

A memorandum by Richard Helms to CIA director Allen Welsh Dulles indicated Artichoke became Project MKULTRA on April 13, 1953.[2]

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Wikipedia : Project Artichoke ( version 822893875 as at January 29, 2018 )

 

Project ARTICHOKE (also referred to as Operation ARTICHOKE) was a CIA project that researched interrogation methods and arose from Project BLUEBIRD on August 20, 1951, run by the CIA's Office of Scientific Intelligence.[1]

 

A memorandum by Richard Helms to CIA director Allen Welsh Dulles indicated Artichoke became Project MKULTRA on April 13, 1953.[2]

 

 

References

 

[2] Church Committee; p. 390 "MKULTRA was approved by the DCI [Director of Central Intelligence] on April 13, 1953"

 

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[2] Assassination Archives and Research Center

 

Book I: Foreign and Military Intelligence

 

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