Peyote to LSD: A Psychedelic Odyssey 2008

Synopsis:

Plant Explorer Richard Evans Schultes was a real life Indiana Jones whose discoveries of hallucinogenic plants laid the foundation for the psychedelic sixties. Now in this two hour History Channel TV Special, his former student Wade Davis, follows in his footsteps to experience the discoveries that Schultes brought to the western world. Shot around the planet, from Canada to the Amazon, we experience rarely seen native hallucinogenic ceremonies and find out the true events leading up to the Psychedelic Sixties. Featuring author/adventurer Wade Davis ("Serpent and the Rainbow"), Dr. Andrew Weil, the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir and many others, this program tells the story of the discovery of peyote, magic mushrooms and beyond: one man's little known quest to classify the Plants of the Gods. Richard Evans Schultes revolutionized science and spawned another revolution he never imagined.

Directed by: Peter von Puttkamer
Written by: Wade Davis & Peter von Puttkamer
Release date: 2008-04-19
Runtime: 100 minutes
Tagline: The untold story of hallucinogens: from jungle shamans to the hippie generation.
Cast:
Wade Davis
Wade Davis
Himself / Presenter 
Timothy Leary
Timothy Leary
Himself (archive footage) 
Andrew Weil
Andrew Weil
Himself 
Jeremy Narby
Jeremy Narby
Himself 
Randy Borman
Randy Borman
Himself 
Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley
Himself (archive footage)