"October Surprise" mean? Perhaps
you are familiar with the original "October Surprise" in
1980? It was the plan executed by those who backed the Reagan
campaign who set out to unseat Jimmy Carter by making a deal
with the Iranians (through the CIA) to continue to hold American
Learn more about the original
October Surprise here, and there are several books
about these events in history here.
Also have a look at:
new October Surprise
Blog tracks and comments on articles about current and past
stunts like the October Surprise.