NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams recanted and apologized for claiming that a helicopter he was flying in while embedded with American troops in Iraq in 2003 was forced to land after taking incoming fire that included a rocket-propelled grenade.
With an Apology, Brian Williams Digs Himself Deeper in Copter Tale
3 EVENTS BRIAN WILLIAMS IS SUSPECTED OF LYING ABOUT - Williams, who anchored "nBC Nightly News" received a 6-month suspension last week for admitting he embellished a story from his coverage of the Iraq Invasion in 2003. He went from being the 23rd-most-trusted person in America a little over a week ago to falling to the 835th spot. - Brian Williams
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As NBC suspends Brian Williams for six months for lying about being in a U. military helicopter coming under fire in Iraq in we look back at our coverage dissecting the media’s lies and distortions in the lead up to the U.