The movie “Zero Dark Thirty” debuts nationwide today and has sparked a debate over torture and the access that filmmakers received to sensitive information. The Washington Post did a recent story on the woman who the main character in the film is modeled off of, but was barred from talking to the woman directly as directed by CIA. The decision by the CIA has come into question from some who find it shocking that the agent and other confidential information about the Osama bin Laden manhunt was allegedly provided to filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal, but kept from journalists.
The film’s director, Kathryn Bigelow, maintains that she never asked for classified information, nor was she aware of any classified info she had been given.
So what’s the truth?
Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin and former CIA Operative Mike Baker joined ‘Wilkow!‘ to discuss the ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ controversy. Watch a clip from Friday’s show below:
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