Marc Cesarini, Alice Alfonsi's 24: The House Special Subcommittee's Findings at CTU PDF

By Marc Cesarini, Alice Alfonsi

ISBN-10: 0060535504

ISBN-13: 9780060535506

Final season, CIA agent Jack Bauer, performed by way of Golden Globe award-winning actor Keifer Sutherland, had us glued to our TVs and cursing the time clock as he exposed a plot to assassinate presidential nominee, David Palmer. With simply 24 hours to spot the killer, Bauer additionally needed to care for the abduction of his spouse and daughter and the life of a mole on the agency.

This season he's at it back, supporting President David Palmer shop l. a. from nuclear ravage.

Lest you're thinking that Jack had a few down time among life-altering studies, try out 24: the home distinct Subcommittees Findings at CTU. It's a brand new booklet supplying a riveting account of Jack's grueling visual appeal prior to our government's so much inquiring minds in the course of their probe into alleged wrongdoings at CTU that first fateful 24 hour interval. The testimony from those closed hearings was once leaked to investigative journalist Marc Cerasini, who then ran with it to writer HarperCollins.

With the various most interesting reporting visible considering Woodward's assurance of the Pentagon Papers, this e-book contains:

- Jack Bauer's whole Grand Jury Testimony
- Press statements from President-elect David Palmer
- Transcribed debriefings with different key CTU agents
- formerly sealed records on Bauer's comparable undercover activities
- The arrest, detainment and shipping documents for Victor Drazen
- Teri Bauer's scientific records
- post-mortem reports
- crusade finance records
- remark from the Beltway's such a lot celebrated political pundits
- Theories as to how and why key avid gamers inside of CTU grew to become.

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Take, for instance, the classical exploitation films of the 1930s and 1940s. Purportedly presented to educate the viewer, these films were there for spectacles of the taboo, forbidden, and gross. This is where polysemy is to the benefit of both the producers and the viewers. 6. The normative description functions from a very limited set of reasons why spectators might watch a film. The normative accounts of all four types of cinema—classical, art, historical materialist, and parametric—all dwell on pleasures derived from cognitive mastery or education.

After describing this chart, I will provide examples of apparent spectatorial perversity. My purpose will be to indicate how this chart helps us consider the ideology imbedded in the "normative" presumptions. , perverted. The term also is suggestive of obstinately persisting in an error or fault, being wrongly self-willed or stubborn. " I reject these connotations, based as they are on ideologies of a natural morality, an it-goes-withoutsaying correctness, and proper subordination. By choosing the term "perversity," I wish to highlight the willfulness of the spectator while also avoiding the implicit, but false, conjunction that doing something different is necessarily politically progressive.

Another potential use of this system is in studying discourses around a culture event in which a film might participate. In "Taboos and Totems" (chapter 9), instead of studying a full set of discourses around the film The Silence of the Lambs, I discuss how a segment of readers—some gay men—used 4 the film to try to "out" its star, Jodie Foster, as a lesbian. 21] Document Page 44 specific group for a political act of resistance against what they perceived was the possibility of reading the serial killer as a homosexual.

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