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In this chapter, I will discuss how The Oprah Winfrey Show presented the aftermath of 9/11 and the pending war in Iraq in its episodes. In addition, I will analyze two special episodes of the drama series The West Wing and Ally McBeal, which both explicitly comment on 9/11. These television shows are significant, as they all contribute to the American public debate and present “America” as an imagined community (to use Benedict Anderson’s concept). Although belonging to different genres, namely the daytime talk show and the fictional drama series, they share the quality of presenting a more personalized and dramatized account of 9/11, in contrast to the (arguably) factual accounts 43 by the conventional news programs.
The Born in the USA album cover features a close-up of his backside in blue jeans, with a red baseball cap nonchalantly dangling from his right back pocket. 22 The album’s title song, “Born in the USA,” contains a similar ambiguity. While the song’s verses tell the grim story of an unemployed Vietnam veteran, the chorus consists of a patriotic chant of the song’s title, raising the question of how the song should be interpreted. “Was the song part of a patriotic revival or a tale of working-class betrayal?
In its rhetorical and emotional content, for example, USA for Africa’s “We Are the World” is quite similar to the popular 1971 “Hilltop” Coca-Cola commercial. ” Moreover, “We Are the World” and “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing” share the American value of individualism within a free market economy, as both emphasize the importance of individual agency and also promote human uni- we are the world 35 versalism through the act of consumption. The only difference seems to be in the explicitness of the message.