During the Cold War it is believed that Russia and the United States both had secret experiments to figure out mind control or mind reading devices or people.
The Human Dimension – Experiences in Policy Research, by Hadley Cantril:
Psycho-political operations are propaganda campaigns designed to create perpetual tension and to manipulate different groups of people to accept the particular climate of opinion the CFR seeks to achieve in the world.
Canadian writer Ken Adachi (1929 – 1989):
What most Americans believe to be ‘Public Opinion’ is in reality carefully crafted and scripted propaganda designed to elicit a desired behavioral response from the public.