Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather said Monday that there was a key difference between the mistakes that led to his departure from the network and those made in an infamous "60 Minutes" report on Benghazi by correspondent Lara Logan.
Namely, he said, the story he pursued was true, while Logan got "taken in by a man who was a fraud."
"I know what it feels like to be the correspondent who is the center of controversy, when there are people above and below you," Rather said on CNN's "Piers Morgan Live." "I will make this point with our story, the one that led to our difficulty, no question the story was true. What the complaint was, while eventually most of us lost our jobs, was okay, your story was true but the way you got to the truth was flawed. The process was flawed. That's not the case with the Benghazi story. Unfortunately -- and there's no joy in saying it -- they were taken in by a man who was a fraud."
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