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The Search for the Manchurian Candidate
     

The Search for the Manchurian Candidate

by John Marks
 
A 'Manchurian Candidate' is an unwitting assassin brainwashed and programmed to kill. In this book, former State Department officer John Marks tells the explosive story of the CIA's highly secret program of experiments in mind control. His curiosity first aroused by information on a puzzling suicide. Marks worked from thousands of pages of newly released documents as

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A 'Manchurian Candidate' is an unwitting assassin brainwashed and programmed to kill. In this book, former State Department officer John Marks tells the explosive story of the CIA's highly secret program of experiments in mind control. His curiosity first aroused by information on a puzzling suicide. Marks worked from thousands of pages of newly released documents as well as interviews and behavioral science studies, producing a book that 'accomplished what two Senate committees could not' (Senator Edward Kennedy).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812907735
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/01/1979

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Seymour Hersh
A wonderful piece of investigative reporting. The best account we'll ever get of one of the seamiest episodes of American Intelligence.

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