Joe Paterno: First Interview Since Scandal

The former Penn State coach is breaking his silence.
1:14 | 01/14/12

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Another development in that case that rocked the sports world and beyond -- two months after it was fired. Former Penn State coach Joseph Paterno is breaking his silence speaking out in his first interview since the scandal broke. Speaking to the Washington Post ABC's TJ Winick -- what the coach said when asked why he didn't go to police. Sitting in a wheelchair week from lung cancer -- wearing a wig Joseph Paterno explained that crucial decision. To go to two members of the Penn State administration not police when told of alleged inappropriate behavior between his longtime assistant jury sandusky. And the young boy in a school locker room shower. -- -- -- -- -- And East Hampton. Three. Did you guys look you decide -- him I have never had to it was. Who can. The -- you spent more than sixty years at Penn State denies not living up to the moral standards he set for his players. And for himself and. -- -- dvd for night. When I'm. And I thought was important. Revealing moments from a man waging a battle not just for his legacy but for his very life. TJ Winick ABC news New York.

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