Here are some suggested books and films about this topic. Not all of them are easy to obtain, but we've tried to link places to find them.
A 'Manchurian Candidate' is an unwitting assassin brainwashed and programmed to kill. In this book, former State Department officer John Marks tells the explosive story of the CIA's highly secret program of experiments in mind control. His curiosity first aroused by information on a puzzling suicide.
In the chaos following World War II, some of the greatest spoils of Germany's resources were the Third Reich's scientific minds. The U.S. government secretly decided that the value of these former Nazis' knowledge outweighed their crimes and began a covert operation code-named Paperclip to allow them to work in the U.S. without the public's full knowledge.
The C.I.A. Doctors uncovers the truth about violations of human rights by American Psychiatrists in the twentieth century. Documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act and cross-referenced research published in leading medical journals expose the existence of mind altering experiments on unwitting human subjects, paid for by the U.S. government, the U.S. Military and the C.I.A.
Warns of the threats to personal freedom and individuality posed by armies, intelligence agencies, psychiatrists, prison officials, and others who use mind-control techniques
Following nearly a decade of research, this account solves the mysterious death of biochemist Frank Olson, revealing the identities of his murderers in shocking detail. It offers a unique and unprecedented look into the backgrounds of many former CIA, FBI, and Federal Narcotics Bureau officials—including several who actually oversaw the CIA’s mind-control programs from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Stanford University, Stanford, California. Reprint of the 1988 edition, 'A Father, a Son, and the CIA'. An account of the CIA-funded mind-control experiments, their effects and discovery, by a psychiatrist whose father was one of the subjects. Psychiatric ethics.