Former Penn State President Says He Was Unaware Of Sandusky Abuse

Former Pennsylvania State UniversityPresident Graham B. Spanier has insisted that he never knew of any sexual abuse of children by one-time assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, lawyers for Spanier said Tuesday.

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