Networks Refused To Hire Dan Rather After Firing: Suit

Law360, New York (May 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Anchorman Dan Rather's reputation was damaged so severely by CBS Corp. following a critical report on President Bush's military service that several television networks have refused to work with him because he has “too much baggage,” according to new allegations added to Rather's defamation suit against CBS.

Rather filed an amended complaint on Wednesday in the New York Supreme Court, claiming that CBS' attempts to silence his efforts to defend the 2004 report on President Bush and the company's eventual reduction of his work duties resulted...
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