PBS NewsHour

The staggering magnitude of Boy Scouts sexual abuse problem

Clip: 04/24/2019 | 6m 14s Video has closed captioning.

For decades, the Boy Scouts of America maintained a confidential blacklist of staff and volunteers accused of sexual abuse. The magnitude of that list, known internally as the perversion files, is only now being realized. John Yang talks to Jeff Anderson, an attorney who represents abuse survivors, about the “grossly deficient” response from the Boy Scouts and why the files should be made public.

Aired: 04/24/19

Rating: NR

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