Sumner Redstone Sets Up a Legacy of Conflict at Viacom, CBS

What's the Future for Sumner Redstone's Media Empire?

Nothing much happens at CBS Corp. or Viacom Inc. without Sumner Redstone’s say-so. The aging media monarch has controlled Viacom for a generation and CBS for 15 years, dismissing CEOs and family members at will along the way.

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