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Penn State Probe Accuses Paterno Of Cover-Up

Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity, allowing the former assistant football coach to prey on other youngsters, according to a scathing report issued Thursday on the scandal.


(Kenneth Frazier, chairman of Penn State's investigative committee, listens as former FBI director Louis Freeh addresses the media today in Philadelphia.)

Former FBI Dir. Louis Freeh To Head Penn State’s Child Abuse Probe

Former FBI director Louis Freeh, tapped to lead Penn State’s investigation into the child sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach, said his inquiry will go as far back as 1975, a much longer period than a grand jury report issued earlier this month.