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Keelan Balderson invited me back onto the WideShut Webcast to chat about the research that went into National Security Cinema, as well as the response and reception the book has enjoyed.  We get quite deeply into the notion that the CIA are cultivating a ‘bad boy image’ through Hollywood, and how this is likely aimed at foreign audiences and governments.  Alongside that there is a fair bit of discussion of how scripts are moulded by government agencies, the politics of Hollywood and why I do this sort of work.