Lawmaker Calls For Probe Into Bin Laden Filmmakers

Law360, Los Angeles (August 10, 2011, 8:21 PM EDT) -- House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-N.Y., on Tuesday called for an investigation into a report that filmmakers behind a movie about the military raid that killed Osama bin Laden were given special access to potentially classified information.

In a letter to U.S. Department Defense Inspector General Gordon Heddell and CIA Inspector General David Buckley, King raised questions about an Aug. 6 article by New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd which said that the White House gave film director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Marc Boal,...
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