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Bin Laden killed. Death photos. Pakistan’s role. Navy SEALs. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

President Obama and members of the national security team receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, Sunday. (AP)
President Obama and members of the national security team receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, Sunday. (AP)

It was a week for the history books, and it all began with a bolt from the blue White House announcement late Sunday night — that Osama bin Laden was dead.

Navy SEALS choppered deep into Pakistan in the middle of the night. Bin Laden, shot dead — the body, into in the sea.

The rest of the week was a national catharsis. Some cheering, some sober. And many questions: About Pakistan, about the death photo, about terrorism now and the Afghan war.

Meanwhile, the mighty Mississippi was rising.

This hour On Point: Bin Laden, dead. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
- Tom Ashbrook
Guests:

Karen DeYoung, senior national security correspondent and associate editor at the Washington Post.  She's author of "Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell."

Kenneth Walsh, chief White House correspondent for U.S. News and World Report.  He's author of "Family of Freedom: Presidents and African Americans in the White House."

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

This program aired on May 6, 2011.

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