Questions tagged [the-manchurian-candidate-1962]

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
5
votes
1answer
51 views

Is Senator John Iselin a deliberate parody of Joseph McCarthy?

In the excellent 1962 movie The Manchurian Candidate one of the key characters is a rabble-rousing and bibulous US Senator called John Iselin. In the movie his claim to fame and the cause of his rise ...