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The Substance

Martin Witz

TU 26.02 2013 — 20:00

Martin Witz (CH) German spoken 89 '(in the context DOCVILLE on tour)

From miracle drug to adolescence menace: The Substance shows the evolution of LSD from the discovery of the substance in 1943 by the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann to its 1966 banning in California. It is shown how the substance was experimented with in psychological studies and in the streets, where the drug became the psychedelic symbol of the hippie movement. Commentary by discoverer Albert Hofmann, guru Timothy Leary and many others...