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Lance Armstrong Denounces 60 Minutes

19 May 2011 8:07 PM, PDT | The Daily Beast | See recent The Daily Beast news »

As the CBS program accuses him of illegal doping, the cycling champion tells Howard Kurtz the show is treating him unfairly. A look at the allegations and the behind-the-scenes war over Armstrong's reputation.

Lance Armstrong and 60 Minutes are on a collision course, with the cycling champion accusing the CBS program of unfair tactics in an upcoming broadcast about allegations of illegal doping by Armstrong.

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The show has "basically reneged" on promises made to him, Armstrong told me Thursday night, and "everyone would be frustrated" by such treatment. He said of the producer on the story, "I would not call him a straight shooter... My version of events has never changed on this, and won't."

CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager, who is also executive producer of 60 Minutes, dismissed the complaints. "We have been so thorough and fair to Lance Armstrong, »

- Howard Kurtz

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