In September of 2004, the CBS News program “60 Minutes II” ran a special on
President George Bush’s service in the Texas National Guard during the Vietnam War.
One of the pieces of data they displayed was a memo allegedly written by the late
Lieutenant Colonel Jerry B. Killian. As soon as the memo flashed across the screen,
the New Media began an investigation that would lead to in the firing of three CBS
News executives and the retirement of longtime anchor Dan Rather