HISTORY will take viewers inside the dedicated effort to hunt and kill Osama Bin Laden in TARGETING BIN LADEN. This two-hour special event premieres on Tuesday, September 6 at 8pm ET featuring exclusive interviews with President Barack Obama and other senior aides. The announcement was made today by Nancy Dubuc, President and General Manager, HISTORY.
In addition to President Obama, interviewees include National Security Advisor, Tom Donilon; White House Chief Counter-Terrorism Advisor, John O. Brennan; Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications; former CIA Director, Gen. Michael Vincent Hayden; former CIA Deputy Director of Counter-Terrorism, Philip Mudd; members of Congress; policy experts and others.
Rigorously researched, TARGETING BIN LADEN will take you inside this critical effort and examine the historical ramifications for President Obama’s administration as well as look at the role of the dedicated men and women who worked for many years over several administrations to make this possible. TARGETING BIN LADEN uses historical footage, photographs and dramatic re-enactments to illustrate one of the most important missions in our nation’s history.
TARGETING BIN LADEN is produced for HISTORY by Nutopia, producers of History’s Emmy®-Award winning AMERICA THE STORY OF US. Nutopia’s CEO Jane Root is executive producer. The special is produced by Phil Craig (producer of six films about America’s secret war with Al Qaeda, including the Emmy-nominated docudrama about United Flight 93, The Flight that Fought Back, Attack on the Pentagon and 911 State of Emergency) and directed by Bruce Goodison, who worked with Craig on The Flight That Fought Back. Julian P. Hobbs and Susan Werbe are executive producers for HISTORY.