Operation Mockingbird: The Brainwashing Of America

 

For those who do not know Operation Mockingbird was a secret campaign by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to influence media.  Begun in the 1950s, it was initially organized by Cord Meyer and Allen W. Dulles and was later led by Frank Wisner after Dulles became the head of the CIA. The organization recruited leading American journalists into a network to help present the CIA’s views, and funded some student and cultural organizations, and magazines as fronts.

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