Judicial Watch Obtains Records: Hollywood and Seal Team Six

Judicial Watch Obtains Records: Hollywood and Seal Team Six

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How much of a media firestorm?  Google counts more than 700 media hits including BloombergThe Los Angeles Times,CBS News, MSNBC, and even entertainment trades like Entertainment Weekly.

Why so much attention?

According to the records, the Obama Defense Department granted the Hollywood filmmakers unprecedented access to a “planner, Operator and Commander of SEAL Team Six,” who was responsible for the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden, to assist Bigelow prepare her upcoming feature film.

The records, obtained pursuant to court order in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed on January 21, 2012, include 153 pages of records from the DOD and 113 pages of records from the CIA.

To limit the damage, the Obama administration released them to Judicial Watch late on Friday, May 18. (Obviously this strategy did not work.) Here are a few of the highlights:

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