1st look at new documentary on the killing of Osama Bin Laden

"Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden" takes a look at what the public still doesn’t know about the historic raid, including firsthand accounts from mission members.
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Transcript for 1st look at new documentary on the killing of Osama Bin Laden
We now have a first look at the new history channel documentary on the killing of Osama bin laden. It is packed with new information about the historic raid including firsthand accounts from mission members. Erielle reshef has the story. Good morning, erielle. Reporter: Good morning to you, George. This documentary provides a sweeping look at this raid and the calculations behind it. Many of the key players laying out their experience bringing the mastermind of 9/11 to justice. There was no way for us to absolutely confirm that it was bin laden. Reporter: It was the daring covert operation at a Pakistan compound that changed the course of history. The United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin laden, the leader of Al Qaeda. Reporter: Now ten years later the history channel released the hunt for bin laden. The president asked can you do this mission and I was very candid. I said, Mr. President, I don't Reporter: The two-hour documentary pulling back the curtain on the planning and technical execution of the risky and momentous mission. What the film does for me is to breathe life into the commitment that we universally made in the aftermath of the attack never to forget, and we didn't forget for ten years until we found Osama bin laden. Reporter: Unnamed members of S.E.A.L. Team 6 and several army helicopter pilots sharing firsthand accounts. I remember watching the twin towers go down in the library of my high school. It strengthened my belief in what I wanted to do. Reporter: Key decision makers giving an unprecedented window into the anatomy of the operation that killed the world's most wanted man. What do you believe the lasting impact of this raid has been and will continue to be on the national security of this country? Demonstrated in a very vivid way that, you know, when the United States was attacked like that, it will persevere endlessly and go to the ends of the Earth to find and bring to justice the perpetrators. Reporter: And this documentary was made in partnership with the 9/11 memorial and museum. It also provides firsthand accounts from those trench level analysts tracking bin laden's movements day in and day out. It is truly riveting. Revealed "The hunt for bin laden" airs may 2nd. We'll be right back. Good morning.

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