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Alec Baldwin suggests Brian Williams lied to please his audience
Alec Baldwin suggests Brian Williams lied to please his audience

While most in the media will only go public with statements of shock and disbelief at Brian Williams' on-air exaggerations that led to his six-month suspension, Alec Baldwin offered up a more psychological reasoning. Talking to guest George Stephanopoulos on his WNYC podcast, "Here's the Thing," Baldwin said he thought Williams fell unconsciously victim to "wrapping himself in the flag and in the glory of the military to please his audience." Williams was suspended in February for untruthfully claiming on multiple occasions that a Chinook helicopter he was aboard in Iraq in 2003 came under enemy fire. One of the places where Williams told his untrue tale...

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