From this morning's WaPo, John K. Vance, 89, a member of the Central Intelligence Agency inspector general's staff in the early 1960s who discovered that the agency was running a research project that included administering LSD and other drugs to unwitting human subjects, died May 27 of respiratory arrest.
The moral (Il)logic of the Cold War led us down some strange paths. There were a few who had the courage to speak out for what is right. Institutions being what they are, such people are often ignored or persecuted. A prophet is without honor in his own country, agency, or church. Some are recognized.