John Backe, American television executive, Died at 83

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John Backe was born in 1932, and died on October 22, 2015.

He was a former bomber pilot and CEO of CBS.

John helped CBS return back to number 1 in the late 1970s before being ousted by the founder, William Paley.

John passed away at age 83 in October 2015.