Timothy Leary's archivist on Leary's prison escape, Algerian exile, and Swiss prison-time


Lisa Rein writes, “In less than a year, Timothy Leary was imprisoned in three different
continents–and it could’ve been worse. After escaping from a California
prison with the help of the Weatherman Underground and the Brotherhood of
Eternal Love, he and Rosemary fled Algeria
from a ‘revolutionary bust’ by Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver, only
to be jailed in Switzerland when President Nixon personally demanded his
extradition back to the U.S.”


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