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CBS vs. Rather warms up if ever there were a case there should be two losers, this is it.
Island Turtle ^ | July 22, 2009 | Corky Boyd

Posted on 07/21/2009 11:43:08 PM PDT by Corky Boyd

"A state judge on Tuesday reinstated a fraud claim by former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather in a $70 million lawsuit against CBS Corp. (CBS)...."

If Rather thinks this will help him, he may be mistaken. In what seemed an unusual step, the independent panel allowed CBS to review the report “for libel” before it was released to the public, hence Rather’s desire to see if CBS influenced its findings. I followed the case closely and was surprised the panel made no conclusion as to whether the documents were forgeries. The only expert typographical witness concluded emphatically they could not have been done on a typewriter from that era. I felt the panel pulled its punches, concluding only that the 60 Minutes segment should not have run and not making any conclusion on the veracity of the documents.

Information concluding the documents were forgeries could damage Rather, but also come back to bite CBS for not properly...

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: cbs; danrather; georgebush; rathergate

1 posted on 07/21/2009 11:43:09 PM PDT by Corky Boyd
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To: Corky Boyd

Spawn of Walter Cronkite.


2 posted on 07/22/2009 2:58:43 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (AGWT is very robust with respect to data. All observations confirm it at the 100% confidence level.)
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To: Corky Boyd
gawd, this is like the war between Iraq and Iran... you just want both of them to go nuclear and then line up the entire population and watch them go hand to hand combat with the survivors.

In a war between CBS and Rather, I hope the lawyers bleed each one to death and all are found lying in the parking lot of the courthouse.

3 posted on 07/22/2009 3:35:13 AM PDT by erman (Outside of a dog, a book is man's best companion. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.)
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To: erman

I agree with your line of thought here. My real queston is who really cares a whit about cBS, or Danny boy? I sure as hell don’t!


4 posted on 07/22/2009 4:09:56 AM PDT by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: erman

Another case of legal advice run amok: “Let’s you and he fight. I’ll hold your coat and wallet.”


5 posted on 07/22/2009 4:45:33 AM PDT by Clioman
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