John Scanlon 2001 Deaths

John Scanlon

Age: 66

public relations master of spin and skilled crisis manager who talked several high-profile clients out of sticky situations. He represented CBS in Gen. William Westmoreland's libel suit against the network, tobacco company Brown & Williamson in its drive to discredit former employee Jeffrey Wigand, and former senator Bob Kerrey during a recent media frenzy about a controversial mission in Vietnam.

Died: Manhattan, May 4, 2001

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