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Jimmy Savile

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  • Britain's shame: Evidence mounts of child-abuse cover-up

    A toxic mix of misuse of power and official silence has become Britain's shame as the country faces up to a growing web of evidence that the abuse of vulnerable children by powerful men was covered up for decades.
  • Alleged victims of ex-Winnetka teacher share memories online

    Alleged victims of ex-Winnetka teacher share memories online
    A North Shore man who assumed for nearly 50 years that he was the only person allegedly molested by former Winnetka teacher William Bricker recalls the Google search that the man said lifted a decadeslong burden from his shoulders. Another man who...

    Internet rage pushes 'America's Dad' Bill Cosby off his pedestal

    Internet rage pushes 'America's Dad' Bill Cosby off his pedestal
    I have no trouble believing that a beloved national figure who has brought joy and laughter to millions of people is a pervert in private. Do you? In the last couple of years alone, we’ve seen a string of stellar reputations shredded to bits...

    BBC Presenter Jimmy Savile Sexually Abused at Least 500 Kids: Report

    LONDON - BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, who died in 2011, sexually abused at least 500 children, a report has claimed. The study, which was carried out by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children for the BBC's investigative show...

    BBC Topper Chris Patten Steps Down

    LONDON -- Chris Patten, chairman of the BBC's governing body, the BBC Trust, has announced that he will be stepping down with immediate effect on health grounds following major heart surgery. Patten's term as chairman was due to end in April 2015. He...