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Penn State / Sex Abuse Scandal #1011772

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 21, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(State College, Pennsylvania: Peter Alexander) Penn State's decision to hire former FBI director Louis Freeh†† to investigate the university’s response to the child sex abuse allegations against former football coach Jerry Sandusky featured; details given about the bullying of “Victim 1” that led to him having to leave Central Mountain High School after he was blamed for the firing of coach Joe Paterno. [FREEH – says if our investigation identifies additional victims we will report this to law enforcement authorities.] [Board member Kenneth FRAZIER††- says no one is above scrutiny.] [“Pay for Play” author Ron SMITH†- says board members are protecting the football program.] The drop in sales of Penn State paraphernalia noted.

Williams, Brian;
Alexander, Peter

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