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Submission + - SPAM: Trumping The Manchurian Candidate

Dan Drollette writes: Political pundits have been making a lot of references lately to The Manchurian Candidate, but few seem to know the origins of the phrase. What happened in the original 1962 political thriller of the same name? And how does it parallel real-life Washington today? Movie maven and author Beverly Gray — who once worked in the film industry herself, developing 170 low-budget features for B-movie king Roger Corman — shares her insights.
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Trumping The Manchurian Candidate

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