On the evening of Monday, Feb. 1, Katie Couric, anchor of the CBS Evening News, was wearing red. For the next half-hour, she tore through the headlines. There were allegations of bigotry among the federal air marshals in the U.S., an American church group accused of trafficking children in Haiti, faulty gas pedals in Toyotas, Read More
Documentary filmmaker and longtime Michael Moore collaborator Meghan O’Hara is currently working on a feature-length documentary about George W. Bush’s military service in the Texas Air National Guard, The Observer has learned.
Ms. O’Hara, who field-produced Bowling for Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11, is in the early stages of getting the project off the ground. Read More
Last week, on Friday, Oct. 9, Wayne Nelson, the executive producer for Dan Rather Reports, was sitting in his office at HDNet’s headquarters in New York when an incredulous staff member ran in. Have you seen the promos for this weekend’s 60 Minutes, producer Meredith Ramsey asked? The clips touted an upcoming piece by Bob Read More
Sumner Redstone won’t have to explain after all.
Just a week after a State Supreme Court Justice ruled that Dan Rather’s attorneys could depose Viacom chief Sumner Redstone, an appellate division has thrown out the entirety of Mr. Rather’s $70 million suit against CBS.
“Rather’s claim that, but for CBS’ fraud, he could have Read More
An appellate division of the New York Supreme Court ruled today in favor of CBS over Dan Rather, dismissing Mr. Rather’s $70 million suit against his former employers in its entirety.
“For the reasons set forth below, this Court finds that the motion court erred in denying the defendants’ motion to dismiss the claims for Read More
On the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 21, Justice Ira Gammerman of the New York Supreme Court ruled that Viacom chief Sumner Redstone will have to sit for a deposition in Dan Rather’s ongoing $70 million lawsuit against CBS.
Mr. Rather and his lawyers have been seeking to depose Mr. Redstone, whose company oversees CBS, Read More
Today, Justice Ira Gammerman of the New York Supreme Court ruled that Viacom chief Sumner Redstone will have to sit for a deposition in Dan Rather’s ongoing $70 million lawsuit against CBS.
Mr. Rather and his lawyers have been seeking to depose Mr. Redstone, whose company oversees CBS, since the outset of the Read More
Before Bernard Goldberg gets any more excited about the “secret” revelations on page 130 of the 2005 Boccardi-Thornburgh report, he should really check out another page in the whole Dan Rather vs. CBS vs. President Bush saga.
Mr. Goldberg, please turn your attention to page 65 of Truth and Duty, by Mary Mapes. Read More
After a hiatus of several months, Dan Rather was back in court yesterday in Lower Manhattan, as part of his ongoing $70 million suit against his former employers at CBS.
To date, both sides are still awaiting a ruling from an appeals court about the future of the case. But in the meantime, Justice Read More
“He took the news seriously,” said Dan Rather. “But he didn’t take himself all that seriously, which is rare for television, let’s face it.”
It was the afternoon of Monday, July 21, and Mr. Rather was speaking about the late Walter Cronkite, who died four days earlier at the age of 92. Read More