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Did Brian Williams ‘Misremember’ Several Other Major Stories?

Did Brian Williams ‘Misremember’ Several Other Major Stories?

After getting suspended from his job at NBC Nightly News for “misremembering” an incident in which he falsely claimed have been riding in a helicopter that was shot by an RPG while covering the Iraq war, Brian Williams is facing more scrutiny. The network is currently looking into more of his personal stories with a fact-checking investigation as other media outlets do their own research. Military sources told CNN it would have been impossible for him to travel with SEAL Team 6 as he has claimed (“”We do not embed journalists with any elements of that unit … bottom line—no”). Witnesses dispute his story that his Ritz-Carlton hotel became overrun with violent gangs while he was covering the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

There are also questions as to the changing details of a story he has told about meeting the pope as a college student. In light of some of the recent allegations of embellishing personal stories from his career, NBC has said that they are even considering hiring a third-party professional investigator …

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