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The longer the networks reported on the Boston manhunt on Friday afternoon, the less we knew about what was actually going on. Before the bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was finally caught that night, the confusion around the case had already raised some troubling questions about the power of TV news in general.
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The most wanted man in America, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, has been captured alive after surviving a massive gunfight with police, it’s been confirmed.
The chief suspect in Monday’s twin bombings, which left three dead and more than 170 injured, was peppered with a volley of bullets as he sheltered on a boat in the backyard of a Boston suburb.
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Gunshots were heard just… Continue reading Boston Manhunt Over: Suspect #2 Captured Alive After Gunfight With Police
“Zero Dark Thirty,” the epic new film about the decade-long quest to bring down Osama bin Laden, is a movie of such unfathomable complexity that it’s hard to imagine anyone having the wherewithal or skill to corral this thing into a workable narrative. That task fell to the Oscar-winning duo behind Iraq War thriller “The Hurt Locker,” writer Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow.
Bigelow and Boal were able to synthesize… Continue reading Kathryn Bigelow & Mark Boal, 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers, On Their Osama bin Laden Manhunt Movie