Communism, Hypnotism, and the Beatles

America is suffering a relapse of Beatlemania today, owing to the simultaneous¬† release of a Beatles-themed video game and the latest (and presumably final) CD reissues of the original albums. As you are no doubt aware, the Beatles still consistently show up in surveys as one of the most popular bands in America, 40 years after they made their last record. This 1965 pamphlet, found in the SFC’s Artist Name Files, may help explain the secret to their success:


The Rev. David A. Noebel, Dean of the Christian Crusade Anti-Communist Summer University, explains:

The communists, through their scientists, educators and entertainers, have contrived an elaborate, calculating and scientific technique directed at rendering a generation of American youth useless through nerve-jamming, mental deterioration and retardation.”