EXCLUSIVE: NBC Quietly Scrubs ‘Discredited’ Smear of Bill Clinton Rape Accuser

[NBC CLINTON BROADDRICK]  Headline: BROADDRICK  Caption: Juanita Broaddrick tries to hold back tears during her  January 1999 interview on 'Dateline NBC,' in which she discusses  her claim of a 1978 sexual assault by Bill Clinton. The inteview  aired Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, less than a week after the  Arkansas woman's claim hit the newsstands. (AP Photo/Dateline NBC)   Title: TEL  Credit: AP  Country: USA  Date: 19990224  ObjectName: NBC CLINTON BROADDRICK  CaptionWriter: SAB ADJ  Special: TV OUT; IMAGE FROM TELEVISION  Category: A  Source: DATELINE NBC  Keyword: NBCCLINJ.JPG
Following the receipt of a retraction demand, NBC News has quietly edited the Internet edition of a segment that aired on the highly-rated “Today Show” in which anchor Andrea Mitchell claimed Juanita Broaddrick’s rape accusation against Bill Clinton had been “discredited.” After receiving the legal letter, penned by Broaddrick’s attorney and son, Kevin L. Hickey, NBC removed the word “discredited” from the network’s Internet version of Mitchell’s video report, Broaddrick and Hickey told this reporter. However, NBC did not make any indication of the edit in the video or on the webpage that hosts it. Nor did NBC fulfill Broaddrick’s request, which she says was communicated in the letter, for an apology from Mitchell on the “Today Show” as well as an acknowledgement on the show and on NBC’s website that there is no information that Broaddrick’s story has been discredited.  Instead, a staffer from NBC informed Hickey that the “discredited” statement had been removed, Broaddrick and Hickey said. “It is incredibly disappointing that NBC and Andrea Mitchell will not publicly apologize for this egregious error, especially considering that NBC has retroactively edited the online version of the story and taken out the word ‘discredited,’” Hickey told Breitbart News. “Why not now go