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The Author and the General

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 01:28

Nov. 11 - Paula Broadwell, the woman whose alleged affair with CIA director David Petraeus, led to his resignation. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Paula Broadwell, author of a biography of General David Petraeus called All In. She's also the woman whose alleged affair with the General led to his resignation. Earlier this year, the married mother of two spoke with Jon Stewart host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PAULA BROADWELL, AUTHOR OF "ALL IN" SAYING: "I have a detail to share with you. He can turn water into bottled water." Broadwell met Petraeus in 2006, when she was a soldier-turned-graduate student at Harvard University. Petraeus offered his help and four years later she was in Afghanistan turning a dissertation about his leadership into a book. That relationship is now at the center of a scandal that ended Petraeus' tenure as Director of the CIA and tarnished his reputation. His resignation comes after an FBI investigation into a complaint about Broadwell turned up emails pointing to an extramarital affair between the writer and the general. The 60-year old general, married for 37 years to Holly Petraeus, resigned Friday. In the acknowledgments of her book Broadwell thanked Petraeus for a "once-in-a lifetime" education and gave "special thanks" to his wife Holly.

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The Author and the General

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 01:28

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