Navy Seal Involved With Killing Bin Laden Talks To Scott Pelley

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By: CBS 60 Minutes

A retired Navy SEAL who was present at the killing of Osama bin Laden tells Scott Pelley in a 60 MINUTES interview that his book about the raid is not a political statement, rather it is timed to commemorate the 9/11 attack and give credit to the hundreds of people whose work made the mission a success.

The former SEAL TEAM-6 member, who uses the pseudonym Mark Owen, will appear in his first interview on 60 MINUTES, Sunday Sept. 9 on the CBS Television Network. Excerpts from the interview will appear tonight on the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY.

As a security measure, CBS News will not identify "Owen" in any reports about his account of the raid; his face and voice were disguised for his 60 MINUTES interview.

Owen's book about the raid, "No Easy Day," will be available next week.

CBS 60 Minutes

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