Flashback: Brian Williams Pushed Iraq Lie To David Letterman In 2013

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Feb 05, 2015 1:08 PM

On Wednesday night, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams apologized for falsely claiming to have been shot down over Iraq in 2003 but failed to inform his viewers that he had repeatedly promoted this lie in the past, including during an appearance on CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman on March 26. 2013. Speaking to Letterman, Williams proclaimed that while in Iraq “we were going to drop some bridge portions across the Euphrates so the third infantry could cross on them. Two of our four helicopters were hit by ground fire including the one I was in. RPG and AK-47s.”