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Penn State / Sex Abuse Scandal / Sandusky Attorney Interview / A Discussion (Part I) #1007500

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 14, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the account from Jerry Sandusky's lawyer about a defense strategy for his client who is accused of sexual abuse while coaching at Penn State University introduced; details given about other developments in the case, including the resignation of the head of the charity Second Mile, a statement from the new university president and the as yet unanswered questions about who knew what and when and whether coach Joe Paterno and other staffers knew nothing about the story after the 1998 allegations of Sandusky in the shower with a young boy.

(State College, Pennsylvania: Jason Carroll) The Sandusky defense via an interview with his attorney examined. [Sandusky attorney Joe AMENDOLA†- says Sandusky is a big, overgrown kid/jock who took showers with kids and they were just horsing around; comments on the apology about showering with a kid and not doing anything sexual; reviews the grand jury allegations about the young victims; speculates about why people make allegations that are not true; says Sandusky is "destroyed" and "devastated" about what has happened to Paterno.] What then-grad assistant Mike McQueary and the victim have said discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, InSession's Sunny Hostin and criminal defense lawyer Mark Geragos about the Penn State sex scandal. [In studio, TOOBIN, HOSTIN - analyze the lawyer's statement about Sandusky's behavior with young boys.] [GERAGOS - compares this case to that of Michael Jackson with boys; worries about the assumption of guilt in this case.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Carroll, Jason
Duration:
00:21:10

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