"Address to faculty and students"



Streaming Media


Public Speakers


1 hour 46 minutes

Original Description

First speech was ten years prior to this date in 77. This tape has been stolen.


Leary, an American psychologist, writer, and former professor at University of California, Berkeley, was best known for his advocacy of psychedelic drugs. In 1974, while in prison, Leary authored Terra II: A Way Out, which advocated space colonization. In this lecture, Leary discusses the changes in American life from the 1950s to the present. Now, having developed mind, body, and spiritual consciousness, the author feels that it is the duty of the human race to leave the confines of Earth and to establish space colonies.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Outer space -- Exploration, Space colonies, American society and culture

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/4 track, mono


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