CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 2015
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(New York: Randi Kaye) Fact-checking Williams presented; details given about his 2006 reporting on the Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, his 2006 & 2007 accounts of Hizballah, the 2003 Iraq copter story. [With Tom Brokaw, WILLIAMS - recounts watching a suicide, gangs in the hotel.] [With David Letterman, WILLIAMS - tells the copter story.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Jeff Greenfield & "Baltimore Sun" media critic David Zurawik about the Williams story. [ZURAWIK - says this story has exploded on social media, but Williams "lied" in the 2003 copter story, so he should not be the managing editor of NBC News; criticizes the NBC internal investigation; raises the credibility issue.] [GREENFIELD - speculates about Williams' story: so he would be more in the center of events.]