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03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ex-NYT Reporter Blames Memory Lapse About Pornographer Donations On Epilepsy

Kurt Eichenwald, the former New York Times (and Portfolio) reporter who gave thousands of dollars to a child pornographer and didn't tell his editors, can explain everything.

Epilepsy.

Eichenwald will be a guest on NPR's All Things Considered tonight at 7 p.m. ET, where you can hear him tell interviewer David Folkenflik that severe seizures and headaches brought on by the disorder caused him to forget making payments of at least $3,100 to Justin Berry, a minor who had both appeared on and operated illegal kiddie-porn websites and served as a source for an Eichenwald-penned Times expose.

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