From the archives: Psychic science, circa-1973

What was on TV in 1973? Mike Wallace, checking in with scientific researchers who study psychics and the mystery of psychic phenomena

In a research laboratory in Brooklyn, sliced ping-pong balls are placed over a woman's eyes to fill her vision with opaque light. All she can hear is the sound of waves crashing against a shore. In the room next door, a man is suspended in a contraption called the Witch's Cradle. His eyes are covered and his earphones are playing constant static. These two are in sensory deprivation, preparing for an ESP experience-- and Mike Wallace is there to see it.

It's 1973 and this piece, titled "Psychic World," is a 60 Minutes story on the power of psychics and the scientific researchers who study them.

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