"Episode 14" is the seventh episode of the second season of the
American mystery television series Twin Peaks. Featuring Kyle
MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Ray Wise (pictured) and Richard Beymer, it
centers on an investigation into the murder of Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee)
in a rural town in Washington state. In this episode, FBI special agent
Dale Cooper (MacLachlan) and Sheriff Truman (Ontkean) continue to search
for Laura's killer. Cooper and Truman arrest Benjamin Horne (Beymer),
believing him to be possessed by a demon, but later that night the
demon's real host, Leland Palmer (Wise), murders Madeline Ferguson
(Lee). "Episode 14" was first broadcast on November 10, 1990, by the
American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and was watched by an audience of
17.2 million households. The episode was well-received. Academic
readings of the entry have highlighted the theme of duality and the
cinematography in the revelation scene.
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Today's selected anniversaries:
An earthquake registering 7.7 Mw struck the Vrancea region of
Romania (rescue efforts pictured).
Indonesian National Revolution: Following the killing of
Brigadier A. W. S. Mallaby a few weeks earlier, British forces
retaliated by attacking Surabaya.
At the Ibero-American Summit in Santiago, Chile, King Juan
Carlos I of Spain asked Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez "Why don't
you shut up?" after Chávez repeatedly interrupted a speech by Spanish
prime minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero.
Wiktionary's word of the day:
1. Any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Rhus and other
genera in Anacardiaceae, particularly the elm-leaved sumac, Sicilian
sumac, or tanner's sumac (Rhus coriaria).
2. Dried and chopped-up leaves and stems of a plant of the genus Rhus,
particularly the tanner's sumac (see sense 1), used for dyeing and
tanning leather or for medicinal purposes.
3. A sour spice popular in the Eastern Mediterranean, made from the
berries of tanner's sumac.
Wikiquote quote of the day:
Honestly, if you're given the choice between Armageddon or tea,
you don't say "what kind of tea?"
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