Posted by Henry on March 14, 2004
In Reply to: Manchurian Candidate posted by ESC on March 14, 2004
: : I came across "Manchurian Candidate" many time. What is the meaning and origin of it? Thanks in advance.
: It was a movie. That's all I know.
: www.sharf.com/ jennie/lansbury/manchur/ebert.html
It was a book written by Richard Condon during the Cold War. Originally published in 1959, The Manchurian Candidate is a terrifying political thriller featuring Sergeant Raymond Shaw, held as a Korean POW, Medal of Honor winner, American hero . . . and brainwashed political assassin.