Graham Spanier: 'I Would Never Turn My Back on the Welfare of a Child'

EXCLUSIVE: Penn State's former president talks about Freeh report allegations with Josh Elliott.
3:00 | 08/22/12

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Transcript for Graham Spanier: 'I Would Never Turn My Back on the Welfare of a Child'
When you get an email referring to Jerry. -- -- phrases. Criminal behavior investigation. Appropriately investigated. This doesn't show up on your radar. I do not get involved in police matters -- always had a very hands off attitude. And issues pertaining to people were dealt with by the police by human resources or by supervisors. In various areas of the university. I can tell you this and this is very important for people to know about me. -- -- -- -- -- As president of Penn State did I ever ever wants receive a report from anyone. That suggested. That Jerry -- In any criminal act and he hit. Is unthinkable. It should be unthinkable for people who know me and how I operate that. I would never turn my back on the welfare. Of the child but doesn't this suggest that no not at all.

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