Dan Rather still thinks the Rathergate documents were legit..
“I was at the White House for a briefing for reporters, and I asked him a couple of questions and he answered the questions,” Rather said. “And then afterward he said to me, ‘I hope you’ll be happy retired in Austin.’ That’s my home. I had no intention of retiring in Austin. I have a passion for my work and I plunged myself back into doing work. But that’s the only conversation I’ve had with him since.”
Rather also defended the report that led to the end of his network news career.
“We reported a true story,” he said. “That’s why I’m no longer with CBS News.”