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State scandal -- now just getting a first look at the internal report from the school.
And what the head coach knew about the scandal David Lee Miller is watch the story from the beginning he is live in New York City with a look at this now vividly what's in it.
It's -- it is an enormous report take a look at the size of it it is hundreds and hundreds of pages.
The report's authors say that they examine more than three and a half million emails they interviewed more than 400 people.
And at the end of the day this is a -- very damning report where Penn State and specifically.
Coach Joseph Paterno the report -- Paterno specifically.
And it says that he influenced others at the school.
Not to report an incident of alleged abuse.
I'm gonna read from the report now -- the preamble to the report the spring up.
A full screen graphic it says and I quote.
Our most saddening.
And sobering finding is a total disregard for the safety and welfare of -- Destiny's Child victims by the most senior leaders at Penn State.
The most powerful men at Penn State -- to take any steps for fourteen years to protect the children who send -- victimized.
Spaniard -- Paterno and curly it was a school administrators including -- -- president.
Never demonstrated through actions or words any concern for the safety and well being of send -- these victims until after ten -- these arrests.
The report bill also goes on to specifically.
Mention -- incident.
In which a number of janitors observed that mr.
sandusky in the showers with a young boy that incident was never reported to authorities at the time.
And the report mentions it saying.
The genders were simply afraid.
Of coming forward -- the report also says that everyone at the school has a duty to blow the whistle when they see.
Any illegal activity.
Now the school has issued a response to the report clearly they could not have read this report -- it was only released.
At 9 o'clock few minutes ago about forty minutes ago and report as I said -- hundreds and hundreds of pages long.
But the school's response so far we have another full screen -- we do the school's response.
Quote we want to ensure we are giving the report careful scrutiny and consideration before making any announcements or recommendations.
We are convening an internal team.
Comprising the board of trustees university administration and our legal counsel to begin analyzing the report.
And digesting judge -- binding but at the end of the day bill.
No one is on escape this report's critical not only of Joseph Paterno the former school president the athletic director the former vice president for finance but also the board of trustees as well the report says that the board wasn't even prepared.
For the firing of Joseph Paterno.
Pages in that report concealing critical facts seems to -- it is the key phrase but the headline.
Is have been a response from the return of family yet -- This morning got one of Joseph Paterno son spoke on television and said that the family.
Only wants the truth to come out he made those remarks before seeing the report.
And just the other day a letter was released that was written by Joseph Paterno shortly before his death.
It was sent to members of the Penn State community it has now been made public.
And he said this let's -- it another full screen graphic and I quote again.
This is Joseph Paterno writing.
This is not a football scandal and should not be treated as one it is not an academic scandal and does not in any way tarnish the hard earned in well deserved academic reputation to Penn State.
The Penn State officials would suggest otherwise is a disservice to everyone of the over 500000.
But again -- this report very critical of Joseph Paterno.
It means is no words essentially saying that if Joseph Paterno and others had come forward.
Many of the young victims who were abused.
Might never had to it -- secretary.
-- -- difficult it is very difficult Pickler revealing David Lee Miller thank you as breaking news there from New York by the -- -- dusty.