Pentagon to Examine Alleged Leaks on bin Laden Movie

Peter King thinks White House gave too much access to Hollywood
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 6, 2012 1:55 PM CST
Pentagon to Examine Alleged Leaks on bin Laden Movie
Kathryn Bigelow is directing a film on the bin Laden raid.   (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson)

The Defense Department is investigating claims that the White House gave classified information about the Osama bin Laden raid ... to Hollywood. GOP Rep. Peter King sought the investigation following allegations that the administration provided Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow with privileged information for her upcoming film on the raid, reports CNN. (It's due out in December 2012.) King charges that the White House gave Bigelow access because it expects a glowing portrayal of its actions on film. (Read more Osama bin Laden stories.)

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