NPR fires Williams for remarks about Muslims

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Juan Williams said on Monday's "O'Reilly Factor": "When I get on the plane ... if I see people who are in Muslim garb and I think, you know, they are identifying themselves first and foremost as Muslims, I get worried. I get nervous." NPR let Williams go on Wednesday, saying his remarks "undermined his credibility as a news analyst with NPR." || Jeffrey Goldberg: Williams' removal seems unjustified.
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