Sexual Abuse of Olympic and Amateur Athletes

A Senate subcommittee held a hearing with former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny and former Michigan State University President Lou Anna… read more

A Senate subcommittee held a hearing with former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny and former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon about sexual abuse of athletes during their respective tenures. Both were subpoenaed to testify regarding the sexual abuse of dozens of Olympic gymnasts who were under the care of former team doctor and now-convicted child molester, Larry Nassar. Dr. Nassar also abused athletes while employed by Michigan State University where he was a sports medicine physician.

Mr. Penny gave no opening statement and left the hearing after invoking the Fifth Amendment. Professor Simon and the former USA Women’s Gymnastics program director both testified. After the hearing adjourned, several victims spoke to reporters about their thoughts of the hearing. close

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Sexual Abuse of Olympic and Amateur Athletes

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Program ID:
446373-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 05, 2018 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 07, 2018 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 05, 2018 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 05, 2018 | 3:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 05, 2018 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 06, 2018 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 06, 2018 | 4:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 10, 2018 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 07, 2018 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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