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Penn State / Sex Abuse Scandal #1011561

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 14, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(State College, Pennsylvania: Peter Alexander) The fallout from the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State University involving former football coach Jerry Sandusky featured; assistant coach Mike McQueary’s e-mail about witnessing Sandusky abusing a boy quoted; details given about the resignation of Jack Raykovitz as CEO of The Second Mile charity and about the bail arrangement set by Judge Leslie Dutchcot††; scenes shown of coach Joe Paterno’s wife with well-wishers. [On “Meet the Press,” Pennsylvania Governor Tom CORBETT††- says McQueary did not meet a moral obligation.] [Second Mile board of trustees attorney Lynne ABRAHAM†- says we don’t know whether this organization can be saved.] [Victim’s attorney Ben ANDREOZZI†- comments on a lawsuit against the university.] The announcement that Paterno’s name will be removed from the Big Ten championship trophy noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(State College, Pennsylvania: Michael Isikoff) Sandusky’s involvement with The Second Mile examined; details given about the investigation into whether there was cover-up after Raykovitz was told about Sandusky showering with boys. [New Second Mile director David WOODLE††– comments on the internal review.] [In 1987, SANDUSKY – says he loves being around kids and he enjoys the personal contact.]

Williams, Brian;
Alexander, Peter;
Isikoff, Michael

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