Brian Williams' Rehabilitation Efforts Begin Friday

Brian Williams said the months since his suspension from NBC News had been like torture, and a come-clean interview with colleague Matt Lauer on the "Today" show must surely have felt like an extension. The humbled anchorman told Lauer in an interview that aired Friday that he let his ego get the better of him in telling stories that exaggerated his role in news reporting and that he intends to make the most of his second chance. But he admitted he had trouble accepting his punishment — being stripped of his job as "Nightly News" anchor and assigned to reporting news at MSNBC — although he's now come to terms with it.



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