The information below comes from a article from Judicial Watch: Obama's CIA Let Filmmakers 'Deep Dive' into Classified Material for bin Laden Film. If the information below from that article is true please tell me how it is any different for the Obama administration and the CIA to work with "filmmakers" than the Navy Seal is to write a book??? Sorry I forgot the book is coming out first so no big propaganda tool up front for Mr. Obama. Another case of the government saying do as we say, not as we do. I wonder had we keep the death of Bin Laden secret how much the Intel gathered that night could have been used against al-Qaeda and their leadership. I believe Mr. Obama was a little to quick on the draw to release the information of his death to the general public.
The CIA worked extensively - and preferentially - with the crew of the upcoming movie "Zero Dark Thirty" according to just-released documents obtained by Judicial Watch.
The results? The filmmakers were able to "deep dive" into classified material in order to tell the story of the successful hunt for Osama bin Laden "first" with the direct permission of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.
The new documents show "Zero Dark Thirty" director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal had plenty of help from the Obama administration which sought a propaganda tool for the vital 2012 elections.
According to e-mail exchange on June 7, 2011, CIA spokesperson Marie E. Harf openly discussed providing preferential treatment to the Boal/Bigelow project over others related to the bin Laden killing: “I know we don’t pick favorites but it makes sense to get behind a winning horse…Mark and Kathryn’s movie is going to be the first and the biggest. It’s got the most money behind it, and two Oscar winners on board…”
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