By Marc Cesarini, Alice Alfonsi
Final season, CIA agent Jack Bauer, performed via 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 lifestyles of a mole on the agency.
This season he's at it back, aiding President David Palmer store l. a. from nuclear ravage.
Lest you think that Jack had a few down time among life-altering stories, try out 24: the home certain Subcommittees Findings at CTU. It's a brand new booklet offering 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 used to be leaked to investigative journalist Marc Cerasini, who then ran with it to writer HarperCollins.
With a few of the best reporting visible seeing that Woodward's assurance of the Pentagon Papers, this e-book contains:
- Jack Bauer's entire 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 clinical records
- post-mortem reports
- crusade finance records
- observation from the Beltway's such a lot celebrated political pundits
- Theories as to how and why key avid gamers inside CTU became.
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