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Mother Jones questions Bill O'Reilly combat claims; O'Reilly fires back
Mother Jones questions Bill O'Reilly combat claims; O'Reilly fires back

(UPDATES WITH RESPONSE FROM MOTHER JONES TO O'REILLY COMMENTS.) Comparing Bill O'Reilly to NBC anchor Brian Williams, who was suspended for lying about his combat coverage, "Mother Jones" today alleged that the popular Fox News host has his own credibility problems when it comes to accounts he has given of his work as a war correspondent. Among the charges leveled in the piece by David Corn and Daniel Schulman is that O'Reilly said he covered a war in the Falklands where others say no U.S. reporter was allowed to go. The core allegation in the "Mother Jones" piece is that O'Reilly in his books and elsewhere claimed to have covered warfare in...

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