September 20, 2004
In the NY Times story on CBS News' contrition, we have this nugget:
In examining where the network had gone wrong, officials at CBS News turning their attention to Ms. Mapes, one of their most respected producers, who was riding particularly high this year after breaking news about the Abu Ghraib prison scandal for the network.
Mary Mapes is going down to save Dan Rather's arse.
"CBS News Concludes It Was Misled on National Guard Memos, Network Officials Say"