Remaindered At S&S

Firings aren't gracious affairs. And Viacom Inc.'s peremptory dismissal of Richard E. Snyder on June 14 was no exception. A senior Viacom executive says Simon & Schuster Inc.'s headstrong chairman simply didn't fit into the team being assembled by Viacom Chairman Sumner M. Redstone since he acquired the publisher's parent, Paramount Communications Inc.

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