Nat Geo to Air Bin Laden Movie

    ABBOTTABAD, PAKISTAN - MAY 3:  People walk past Osama Bin Laden's compound, where he was killed during a raid by U.S. special forces, May 3, 2011 in Abottabad, Pakistan. Bin Laden was killed during a U.S. military mission May 2, at the compound. According to reports May 4, 2011, the Obama administration has decided not to release photographs of Bin Laden's body.  (Photo by Getty Images)

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    Mitt Romney’s newfound luck couldn’t last forever. The National Geographic Channel plans to air a feature film about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden on Nov. 4, two days before the presidential election. SEAL Team 6: The Raid on Osama bin Laden is a re-creation of the events President Obama authorized. It will also begin streaming on Netflix on Nov. 5. But executives of the National Geographic Channel, which is majority owned by News Corp., say the scheduling is not political. The channel’s president said, “Other than being commercially opportunistic, we weren’t considering the election.”

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