Thursday
26
December

Book cover, acquired for exhibit

Timothy Leary arrested for drug possession

Psychedelic drug proponent and counterculture leader Dr. Timothy Leary is arrested in Laguna Beach, California, for possession of a small amount of marijuana, which Leary claims was planted by the arresting officer. He is later convicted.

Pictured: Leary's 1968 book High Priest

Video Credit: ABCNEWS VideoSource