Bob Costas’ Sochi double-eye infection became one of the most dramatic subplots of the 2014 Winter Olympics, especially for those bunking with him in the NBC Russian hotel.
“I took a Purell shower 3, 4 times a day,” Williams joked on “Late Night.”
But then, the “Nightly News” anchor got real. “For him, it’s what election night is for me — it’s what you study for for years.”
“I could not heal him and it was disturbing to me,” Williams added. “I was watching him fade from my grasp.”
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