Rather Wants CBS Execs Back On Hook In $70M Suit

Law360, New York (August 4, 2009, 1:43 PM EDT) -- Former news anchor Dan Rather has reportedly refused to drop his crusade against CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves and former CBS News President Andrew Heyward, fighting to have the pair reinstated as defendants in a $70 million breach of contract suit against the network.

Rather filed a fresh suit Monday in the New York State Supreme Court, accusing the two executives of fraud in connection with a a controversial story about President George W. Bush's Vietnam War-era military service that led to Rather's firing, according to...
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