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Is Cbs Review Panel Conflict-Free?


Professor Bainbridge notes that the special panel appointed by CBS includes Dick Thornburgh, former governor of Pennsylvania and Attorney General to Presidents Reagan and Bush (41). The presence of such a prominent Republican ensures the panel will look critically at CBS’ actions, right? Not necessarily. As Bainbridge notes, Thornburgh was sued by Karl Rove for an unpaid campaign debt of $170,000 — and lost.


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