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April 2, 1990
"Syndication requires no heavy lifting and no outdoor work in winter. It fits right into my lifestyle." Van Gordon Sauter, former president of CBS News, now co-executive producerof the syndicated "Voices of America," in View magazine.
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October 7, 1991 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Variety's New Critic: Van Gordon Sauter, the former president of CBS News who was ousted when Laurence Tisch took over the network in 1986, is set to become a TV reviewer and critic for the show-business trade paper Daily Variety in Los Angeles and its sister publication Variety in New York. Sauter, who is married to California State Treasurer Kathleen Brown, has kept a relatively low profile since his controversial reign at CBS News.
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July 18, 1992 | RICK DU BROW
The Fox Broadcasting Co. debuted six years ago as TV's so-called fourth network, but it has never had a full-fledged, national news division. For this reason alone--this lack of an important, defining element of a great network--Fox has remained a fledgling entry in the eyes of many, despite its entertainment success.
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July 14, 1992 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Van Gordon Sauter, the controversial former president of CBS News, will take over the fledgling news division of the Fox network. Sauter replaces Stephen Chao, who was fired last month after he hired a male model to disrobe in front of company executives and other dignitaries during a News Corp. management conference in Snowmass Village, Colo. News Corp. is Fox's parent company. Sauter, a longtime friend of News Corp.
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May 20, 1988 | HOWARD ROSENBERG, Times Television Critic
No longer the most-watched network, CBS remains the most written about. If only it could convert the slew of books about it into ratings points. The long list swells with the addition of Peter J. Boyer's "Who Killed CBS?" and "Prime Times, Bad Times" by former CBS News President Ed Joyce. Still more CBS books are on the horizon. And then what, kiss and tell from the CBS mail room?
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July 18, 1992 | RICK DU BROW
The Fox Broadcasting Co. debuted six years ago as TV's so-called fourth network, but it has never had a full-fledged, national news division. For this reason alone--this lack of an important, defining element of a great network--Fox has remained a fledgling entry in the eyes of many, despite its entertainment success.
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October 26, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Get ready for the medical version of "People's Court," coming to you courtesy of former CBS News president Van Gordon Sauter and MGM/UA Television. It's "The Doctor's Office," a daily half-hour syndicated show featuring "three real family doctors dealing with real medical situations," according to an announcement. Sauter's co-producer, Michael Piller, said that the doctors will conduct their practice on the tube. No prognosis on what station plans to carry it locally.
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February 7, 2001
Bob Dunn, 72, veteran radio and television newscaster best remembered for his many years at KCBS-TV, Channel 2. A native of Berkeley, Calif., Dunn served in the Air Force as a pilot before beginning his radio and TV career. He worked as a voice-over artist, news anchor and reporter. He left KCBS in 1986 amid a series of cutbacks initiated by then-CBS News President Van Gordon Sauter as advertising revenues fell. Dunn was honorary mayor of Granada Hills for 13 years.
BUSINESS
July 14, 1992 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Van Gordon Sauter, the controversial former president of CBS News, will take over the fledgling news division of the Fox network. Sauter replaces Stephen Chao, who was fired last month after he hired a male model to disrobe in front of company executives and other dignitaries during a News Corp. management conference in Snowmass Village, Colo. News Corp. is Fox's parent company. Sauter, a longtime friend of News Corp.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 7, 1991 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Variety's New Critic: Van Gordon Sauter, the former president of CBS News who was ousted when Laurence Tisch took over the network in 1986, is set to become a TV reviewer and critic for the show-business trade paper Daily Variety in Los Angeles and its sister publication Variety in New York. Sauter, who is married to California State Treasurer Kathleen Brown, has kept a relatively low profile since his controversial reign at CBS News.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 2, 1990
"Syndication requires no heavy lifting and no outdoor work in winter. It fits right into my lifestyle." Van Gordon Sauter, former president of CBS News, now co-executive producerof the syndicated "Voices of America," in View magazine.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 20, 1988 | HOWARD ROSENBERG, Times Television Critic
No longer the most-watched network, CBS remains the most written about. If only it could convert the slew of books about it into ratings points. The long list swells with the addition of Peter J. Boyer's "Who Killed CBS?" and "Prime Times, Bad Times" by former CBS News President Ed Joyce. Still more CBS books are on the horizon. And then what, kiss and tell from the CBS mail room?
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