CBS Honchos To Be Deposed In Rather Suit: Reports

Law360, New York (July 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attorneys for former CBS anchor Dan Rather are reportedly planning to take depositions from the network’s chief executive and its former president as they build on Rather’s $70 million defamation case against CBS.

The lawyers told Judge Ira Gammerman in the New York State Supreme Court on Wednesday that they would get depositions from Leslie Moonves, CBS’ chief , and Andrew Heyward, former president of CBS News, according to The New York Times on Thursday.

Heyward will face questions later this month, and Moonves will give...
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