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SEAL Team Six Offers an Entertaining Look at bin Laden Raid, But Won't Sway Voters

Controversy arose when the National Geographic Channel announced that it will premiere a film about the successful military raid that killed Osama bin Laden two days before the presidential election, but anyone who walks away thinking that SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden is a political piece has blinders on.

From the first 15 minutes — which include an intense, violent firefight — it's clear that the film's purpose is to provide entertainment, not to advance a political agenda. President Barack Obama is merely a background player (albeit an obviously necessary one), while the real focus is ...
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VIDEO: The Comeback Kid

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The Comeback Kid
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Length: 04:47:08
Aired: 2/20/2012

From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force unlike any seen on the national stage in a generation. Overcoming a troubled upbringing marred by alcoholism and violence, Clinton is determined from the start to succeed, first in Arkansas, then at Georgetown, Oxford and finally Yale. There he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that takes them to the Arkansas governor’s mansion and ultimately the White House. Hour 1 follows their bumpy road to the 1992 presidential victory, an amazing triumph over repeated scandals and setbacks. Although they have won the presidency, the Clintons have not yet won the country. In their moment of triumph, the first couple has no way of imaging the turmoil that lies ahead. watch

VIDEO: October 8, 2014 - Leon Panetta

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October 8, 2014 - Leon Panetta
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Length: 02:33:59
Aired: 10/8/2014

Jon is joined by Leon Panetta, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and author of "Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace." watch


Patton Revolutionizes Warfare
FDR Declares War on Japan
Hitler Commits Suicide
Dwight Eisenhower

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October 8, 2014 - Leon Panetta
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2014 The World Wars TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 Leon Panetta at ADL TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 The World Wars TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 The Presidents' Gatekeepers TV Show Series, Remarks by
2012 The Hunt for Bin Laden TV Show Series, Remarks by

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Top Moments: Intrigue on True Blood, Mad Men and... Hot in Cleveland?

Television was a place of intrigue this week. Top Chef set the tone with a CIA-themed challenge. Bachelor Pad showed us a classic double-cross. Ari fell victim to a well-executed bluff on Entourage. The Jersey Shore girls tried their hand at skullduggery. Hot in Cleveland threw Elka in the slammer for her covert ops. And True Blood revealed a madman's plan for world domination. Welcome to Top Moments: Cloak and Dagger Edition.

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