Edward M. Joyce

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: former president of CBS News who in the mid-1980's helped to steer the so-called "Tiffany network" through a $120 million libel suit by Gen. William C. Westmoreland, deep staff reductions, and several takeover threats.

 

 

Cause of Death: Throat cancer

 

Born: December 13, 1932

 

Died: August 2, 2014

 

Location: Redding, Connecticut