Because of its notorious character, and the CIA's destruction of many records, MK-ULTRA has become shrouded in myths and conspiracy theories, some of which are true.
The Black Vault has perhaps the most complete online archive of MK-ULTRA documents. In 2018 Webmaster John Greenewald obtain hundreds of MK-ULTRA files that had never been made public before, including material on two mind-control programs that preceded it, Project Bluebird and Project Artichoke.
How these secret program generated unethical and abusive experiments for two decades is a dark chapter in American history that should not be forgotten.
Greenewald's introduction to the program captures both is size and significance.
The scope of Project MKUltra was broad, with research undertaken at 80 institutions, including 44 colleges and universities, as well as hospitals, prisons, and pharmaceutical companies.