Peggy Hitchcock

Peggy Hitchcock was an international jet-setter, renowned as the colorful patroness of the livelier arts and confidante of jazz musicians, race car drivers, writers, movie stars. Stylish, with a wry sense of humor, Peggy was considered the most innovative and artistic of the Andrew Mellon family. “

Peggy Hitchcock

An intimate friend to both Leary and Alpert, Hitchcock was instrumental in establishing a communal living and research community in Millbrook, NY after Leary and Alpert left Harvard.

Peggy persuaded her brothers to allow the two professors to live and conduct their research into the effect of psychedelic substances on the personalities of willing participants.

Peggy Hitchcock's films

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