Defending Joe Paterno and Challenging the Freeh Report

Jun 6, 2013

Former PA Governor and Attorney General Dick Thornburgh
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Former Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh feels former FBI director Louis Freeh's investigation of the Jerry Sandusky abuse case was not conclusively supported by evidence. The Penn State case marked the first time the NCAA punished an institution solely for transgressions related to a criminal matter.

The family of former coach Joe Paterno and other plaintiffs sued the NCAA last week, accusing the organization of intentionally defaming and commercially disparaging them through the imposition of sanctions against Penn State.

Guest: Dick Thornburgh shares his views on the case and why he questions the findings of the Freeh Report