CBS Retracts Benghazi Piece After Source's Claims Fall Apart

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Date Originated: November of 2013
Categories: 60 Minutes & Libya
CBS has formally apologized and retracted its recent story detailing the story of Dylan Davies, a security contractor stationed in Benghazi at the time of the terrorist attacks against the American embassy, after information came out that he fabricated his entire story to "60 Minutes." Mr. Davies claimed that he heroically rushed to the scene of the terrorist attack, scaled a wall, and fought off an attacker. He also claimed that her personally viewed the slain ambassador Christopher Stevens body in the hospital. What CBS neglected to inform its viewers is that Mr. Davies wrote a book detailing his fabricated story, which has since been pulled from print.
Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/60-minutes-apologizes-for-benghazi-report/2...
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