Paula Broadwell on David Petraeus Affair

Former CIA head's biographer discusses the high profile affair.
2:06 | 05/25/13

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Exclusive interview with the woman at the center of the scandal that brought down the head of the CIA. Called rod Wallace talking publicly for the first time about her high profile affair -- David Petraeus. She spoke candidly with our ABC station WS OC and Charlotte, North Carolina. ABC's Jim model has the story. She was one half of the country's biggest sex scandal. The biographer who became the mistress of one of the military's most respected men. I'm the first to admit any mistakes. Regretful prevent the painful -- but at some point you begin to pick yourself up. -- forward and then keep moving. General Petraeus so war hero in Iraq and Afghanistan. Resigned in disgrace as CIA director after his affair with a forty year old -- well was revealed. I regret. And apologize for the circumstances. That led to my resignation from the CIA and cause such pain for my family. Until now she is never spoken publicly about the affair -- I have remorse for. Cause. The sadness because soon my family in other families. The pair met well -- -- well was a graduate student at Harvard she was working on a dissertation about the general. He agreed to helper their six year relationship resulted in a book. And the affair in the aftermath brought -- home was searched. Accusations made she had access to government secrets -- security clearance revoked now run well tells Erica Bryant have ABC affiliate WS OC. It is support from loved ones that got her through all the scrutiny. Plus with an awesome for -- wonderful community that's been great part of my rehabilitation -- and wonderful organizations that realize that even if you've made mistakes in -- you can still contribute and pick up this -- the -- -- -- says she's filled with shame and guilt over the affair and -- her work with veterans will somehow redeem -- For Good Morning America Jim marvelous ABC news Washington.

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