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Video: Pentagon releases Flight 77 footage from 9/11

After years of wrangling, Judicial Watch finally gets the tapes released

Judicial Watch finally got ahold of video footage the feds seized after 9/11 that caught the plane crashing into the Pentagon.

From their press release: "Judicial Watch originally filed a Freedom of Information Act request on December 15, 2004, seeking all records pertaining to September 11, 2001 camera recordings of the Pentagon attack from the Sheraton National Hotel, the Nexcomm/Citgo gas station, Pentagon security cameras and the Virginia Department of Transportation. The Department of Defense admitted in a January 26, 2005 letter that it possessed a videotape responsive to Judicial Watch's request. However, the Pentagon refused to release the videotape because it was, "part of an ongoing investigation involving Zacarias Moussaoui." Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit on February 22, 2006 arguing that there was "no legal basis" for the Defense Department's refusal to release the tape."

Jan Frel is an AlterNet staff writer.