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Penn State / Sex Abuse Scandal #1006872

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 08, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The charges of sex abuse against former Penn State University football coach Jerry Sandusky reported; scenes shown of support for had coach Joe Paterno outside his house. [PATERNO - comments briefly.]

(State College: Jason Carroll) The long time period for the Penn State sex abuse examined; details given about the role of athletic director Timothy Curley and vice president Gary Schultz, later abuse of victims from the charity Second Mile and Sandusky's connection and calls for Paterno's resignation. [Attorney general Linda KELLY - says an assault on a young boy seen by a graduate assistant was reported; states their inaction allowed a child predator to act.] [Sandusky attorney Joseph AMENDOLA, Curley attorney Caroline ROBERTO†, Schultz attorney Thomas FARRELL†- comment on the charges.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jason Carroll, "Patriot News" reporter Sara Ganim† and former sex crimes prosecutor Wendy Murphy† about the Penn State scandal. [CARROLL - says Paterno has no plans to resign and will coach this weekend; comments on calls for the resignation of Penn State president Graham Spanier.] [GANIM - outlines what the mothers of two victims are saying about Penn State not doing more.] [MURPHY - explains the laws on reporting a sex abuse incident via a chain of command; states the college president is responsible.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Carroll, Jason
Duration:
00:07:50

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