Category: Sandusky Scandal
As national media outlets draw parallels between the scandals surrounding molestation by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State and Larry Nassar at Michigan State and other gymnastics programs, one Michigan State trustee is speaking out on why he says the NCAA won’t investigate Nassar.
The 48-second trailer released on Friday opens with a pensive-looking Pacino as chants of “Joe Paterno” are heard. It cuts quickly among scenes before concluding with a voice asking “Dad, did you know about Jerry?”
“The question isn’t just what he knew, it’s what he did about it. I think he knew there were complaints. He knew there were rumors,” Pacino said.
The film will play out in flashbacks as Paterno undergoes an MRI prior to his death from lung cancer.
Penn State has settled one of the remaining lawsuits against the university by men who say they were abused by Jerry Sandusky in the mid-2000s.
Tom Corbett still has a few strong opinions on the administration’s decisions as he looks back to the Sandusky scandal. Meanwhile, he continues to do an about-face in regard to his own involvement through the years.