How a SEAL's whisper saved the bin Laden raid

Mark Owen, the pen name for one of the Navy SEALs who shot Osama bin Laden, tells Scott Pelley how a whisper from his teammate saved the mission

60 Minutes Overtime's Ann Silvio interviews producer Henry Schuster about unaired excerpts of our interview with one of the Navy SEALs who shot Osama bin Laden.


How did a SEAL's whisper save the bin Laden mission? In this 60 Minutes Overtime feature, you'll hear retired Navy SEAL Mark Owen explain how his teammate's brilliant, split-second decision to whisper the name "Khalid" in the stairwell of Osama bin Laden's compound saved the mission -- and probably saved the lives of Owen and other SEALs on the raid.


"Mark Owen" is the pen name for the retired Navy SEAL who wrote the book "No Easy Day," a first-hand account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

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