TruTV The Manchurian Candidate. A label for a brainwashed government assassin introduced into popular culture through a novel and two films. But is the concept purely fiction? In this episode of Conspiracy Theory which aired this week on TruTV in the U.S. on Wednesday, Jesse Ventura chases this deadly conspiracy claiming the government plots to turn ordinary citizens into programmed killers, triggered through mind control, then turned into ticking time bombs who kill on demand. An outlandish secret program everyone thought was dead, but insiders warn is not.
Jesse gets a demonstration on how an assassin can be created through hypnosis, has a bizarre confrontation with a U.S. Army general who invented the psychic super soldier. And ultimately comes face-to-face with a man who claims powers from an implanted chip make him one of those men.
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