Thursday, October 22, 2015

Dan Rather’s ‘Darkest Moment’

Past Imperfect

“It was darkest moment of my career. We didn’t do the story perfectly. I didn’t do it perfectly. But it got the facts. Everybody is entitled to their own opinion but not their own facts. In an imperfect way, we got to the truth.”

—Dan Rather, veteran TV newsman, on events portrayed in the new film “Truth,” which cost him his career, in James Warren, “Dan Rather on movie about his darkest hour: ‘Paid the price,’ but had the facts right,”, Oct. 16, 2015 

Editorial Comment: My facts are factier than your facts.

Related: “George W. Bush’s military lies,”

PeezPix by Ted Pease

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