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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The release of documents describing child sexual abuse by Boy Scout leaders and volunteers featured; details given about specific cases; scouting video shown. [Plaintiffs’ attorney Kelly CLARK†- says they had a problem with child abuse and didn’t take steps to deal with it.] [Plaintiffs’ attorney Paul MONES†- says these files represent the pain and anguish of thousands of untold scouts.] [Boy Scouts president Wayne PERRY††- says our ineligible volunteer file is an element of our making sure nobody gets in.] [Victim Dr. Frank SPINELLI††- says the system is going to protect itself.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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