His father wanted him to attend Chaminade, but O'Reilly wanted to attend W. Tresper Clarke High School , the public school most of his closest friends would attend.
He used to slick it [his hair] back like this. And we knew him, because his guys would smoke and this and that, and we were more jocks. He was an honors student who majored in history. He spent his junior year of college abroad, attending Queen Mary College at the University of London. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and received a master of public administration degree in Soon after, as a WCBS News anchor and correspondent, he won his second local Emmy, for an investigation of corrupt city marshals.
O'Reilly left CBS over a dispute concerning the uncredited use in a report by Bob Schieffer of footage of a riot in response to the military junta's surrender, shot by O'Reilly's crew in Buenos Aires shortly after the conclusion of the war. He had delivered a eulogy for his friend Joe Spencer, an ABC News correspondent who died in a helicopter crash on January 22, , en route to covering the Hormel meatpacker strike.
If you want to buy the tapes that I have, I'm happy to sell them to you. Eastern Time and was rebroadcast at Progressive media monitoring organizations such as Media Matters and Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting have criticized his reporting on a variety of issues, accusing him of distorting facts and using misleading or erroneous statistics. Actor George Clooney responded, accusing him of misstating facts and harming the relief effort by inciting "panic" among potential donors.
In an interview with RadarOnline. I will apologize to the nation, and I will not trust the Bush administration again. I'm not pleased about it at all. Using analysis techniques developed in the s by the Institute for Propaganda Analysis , the study concluded that he used propaganda, frequently engaged in name calling , and consistently cast non-Americans as threats and never "in the role of victim or hero.
Mitchell argued that by using tools developed for examining propaganda, the researchers presupposed that he propagandized. The show continued, rebranded as The Factor, now hosted by Dana Perino. As part of his reporting, he sought an interview with the shadowy Russian professor who had befriended the Oswalds upon their arrival in Dallas in The reporter traced George de Mohrenschildt to Palm Beach, Florida and travelled there to confront him.
At the time de Mohrenschildt had been called to testify before a congressional committee looking into the events of November As the reporter knocked on the door of de Mohrenschildt's daughter's home, he heard the shotgun blast [Emphasis added] that marked the suicide of the Russian, assuring that his relationship with Lee Harvey Oswald would never be fully understood.
By the way, that reporter's name is Bill O'Reilly. This claim has been disproven by former Washington Post editor Jefferson Morley, who cites audio recordings made by Gaeton Fonzi indicating O'Reilly was not present in Florida on the day of Mohrenschildt's suicide. I've reported on the ground in active war zones from El Salvador to the Falklands. O'Reilly went on to describe his experience in a riot in Buenos Aires the day Argentina surrendered. Engberg went on to say it was a moderate riot and he heard no "shots fired" and saw no "ambulances or tanks" in the streets.
The video appears to show riot police firing tear gas and plastic bullets toward the crowd; additionally, former NBC bureau chief Don Browne referred to the riot as an "intense situation", with many people hurt and tanks in the streets of Buenos Aires.
In his book, Keep it Pithy, O'Reilly wrote: O'Reilly and Fox News clarified that he had not been an eyewitness to any of those events but had just seen photographs of the murdered nuns and Irish bombings.
Dark of the Moon. See, I don't want to fit any of those labels, because I believe that the truth doesn't have labels. When I see corruption, I try to expose it.
When I see exploitation, I try to fight it. That's my political position. When questioned about this, he said that he was not aware of it and says he registered as an independent after the interview. I'm not a political guy in the sense that I embrace an ideology. To this day I'm an independent thinker, an independent voter, I'm a registered independent That separates me from the secularists who want a complete overhaul of how the country is run.
But everybody was very nice. And I couldn't get over the fact that there was no difference between Sylvia's Restaurant and any other restaurant in New York City. I mean, it was exactly the same, even though it's run by blacks, primarily black patronship. They're just trying to figure it out. If I work hard and get educated, I can make it.
Martin of CNN said that the notion that black people are just now starting to value education is "ridiculous" and that the notion that black people let Sharpton or Jackson think for them is "nuts".
The stereotypes they see on television are not true" and also called out Media Matters, claiming that "Media Matters distorted the entire conversation and implied I was racist for condemning racism. He has pointed to his boyhood home in Levittown, New York , as a credential. In an interview with The Washington Post , O'Reilly's mother said that her family lived in Westbury ,  which is a few miles from Levittown.
Citing this interview, then liberal talk-show pundit Al Franken accused O'Reilly of distorting his background to create a more working-class image. O'Reilly countered that The Washington Post misquoted his mother  and that his mother still lives in his childhood home, which was built by William Levitt. O'Reilly placed a copy of the house's mortgage on his website; the mortgage shows a Levittown postal address.
On the show, Colbert referred to him as "Papa Bear". Ailes operates behind the scenes, strategizes, and makes things happen so that one day BAM! The person gets what's coming to them but never sees it coming. Huddy alleged that O'Reilly pursued a romantic relationship with her, made lewd remarks, including a telephone call during which he appeared to be masturbating, and tried to have her fired when she rejected his advances.
Legal fees in this case were settled and paid for by Fox News. Previously, only the settlements to Mackris and Huddy were publicly reported; The Times reported that Fox hosts Rebecca Diamond and Laurie Dhue settled sexual harassment lawsuits in and respectively and junior producer Rachel Witlieb Bernstein settled with Fox in after accusing O'Reilly of verbal abuse. Wiehl had been a frequent guest on O'Reilly's show from to December On January 2, , O'Reilly received a draft of a lawsuit alleging a "nonconsensual sexual relationship," as well as "repeated harassment.
Wiehl subsequently signed a sworn affidavit "renouncing all allegations against him" and was paid over a period of time to ensure her silence. In an interview, O'Reilly denied the allegations against him and said he "resolved matters privately because [he] wanted to protect [his] children from the publicity".
However, as described above, Fox announced in April that O'Reilly would no longer be employed by the network. In late October , O'Reilly's literary agency, WME, announced that they would no longer represent him for future deals, and his talent agency, UTA, informed him that it would not be renewing his contract. O'Reilly said that he will sue anyone, going forward, "that lies" about him. McPhilmy, a public relations executive. They met in , and their wedding took place in St.
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