Tom Shroder

journalist and author

Guest

Author of Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal 

Tom Shroder on KCRW

The over-use and abuse of LSD, magic mushrooms and other hallucinogens in the counter-cultural sixties led to a federal ban signed by Richard Nixon in 1970.

A Psychedelic Revival in Modern Medicine

The over-use and abuse of LSD, magic mushrooms and other hallucinogens in the counter-cultural sixties led to a federal ban signed by Richard Nixon in 1970.

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