from information liberation: He was a Scottish doctor whose burning ambition was to be a scientific legend. Dr Ewen Cameron, a graduate of Glasgow University, became one of the most eminent psychiatrists in the world. His work in Canada in the 1950s was radical and groundbreaking but now some of his patients are finally receiving compensation. Ross McWilliam reveals that Cameron subjected his unsuspecting patients to massive electric shocks and a cocktail of powerful drugs in a "brainwashing" programme funded by the CIA.
Frontline Scotland hears for the first time the horrific personal stories of patients who suffered at his hands.
from ectorg: Scottish documentary on Ewen Cameron, who worked with the CIA on brainwashing techniques using electroshock therapy. His grisly methods and CIA funding are detailed in the book by John Marks (1979), "The Search for the Manchurian Candidate" and the later book, "In The Sleep Room: The Story of the CIA Brainwashing Experiments."