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Margaret Singer, a Leading Brainwashing Expert, Dies at 82

Title: Margaret Singer, a Leading Brainwashing Expert, Dies at 82
Date: Sunday, 7 December 2003
Publisher: New York Times
Author: Anahad O'Connor
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Dr. Margaret Singer, a leading expert on brainwashing who testified in several high-profile cases contending that various groups inappropriately manipulated their members to control their behavior, died on Nov. 23 in Berkeley, Calif. She was 82. The cause was respiratory failure, said her son, Sam. In her long career, Dr. Singer investigated and testified about techniques used by North Koreans against American soldiers in wartime and the Symbionese Liberation Army's influence over the kidnapped heiress Patricia Hearst. In the 1950's, Dr. ... [Read the rest at]