A year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces, President Barack Obama and his national security advisors recounted the meticulous planning and intense meetings held before the president made his final decision to go forward with the mission against bin Laden. NBC's Brian Williams reports.
PROGRAMMING ALERT: The ED Show will not be seen tonight so that we can instead bring you Inside the Situation Room, an encore presentation Rock Center with Brian Williams, featuring an EXCLUSIVE look inside the White House Situation Room on the night Osama Bin Laden was killed one year ago this week.
NBC News was granted unprecedented access to the most secret and secure part of the White House, the Situation Room, for this riveting special. And President Obama, his top leadership, national security and military teams, relive the pivotal moments of the raid targeting Osama bin Laden.
In addition to President Obama, the program includes interviews with Vice President Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Admiral Mike Mullen, USN, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (from 2007 to 2011), Tom Donilon, National Security Advisor, Denis McDonough, Deputy National Security Advisor, and John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.
We hope you'll watch this extraordinary behind-the-scenes look at our commander-in-chief's leadership during one of the most risky, but historic moments at the White House in recent years, tonight 8pET/11pET on MSNBC.
The ED Show will be back at its regular time, tomorrow (Friday, May 5) at 8pET on MSNBC.