STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBSNewYork/AP) — An interview with former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is set to air next week.
The segment will be broadcast Monday on NBC’s “Today” show. The network said the convicted sex offender will give his account of the encounters that landed him in prison and discuss former boss Joe Paterno.READ MORE: New York City Taxi Drivers Begin Hunger Strike, Say Mayor De Blasio's Debt Relief Bailout Is Not Enough
Sandusky is serving a 30- to 60-year prison term after being convicted in June of 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
Sandusky is also expected to talk about Mike McQueary, a then-graduate assistant who told Paterno in 2001 he’d seen Sandusky showering with a young boy in a football locker room.
McQueary is pursuing a defamation and whistleblower lawsuit against Penn State.READ MORE: NYPD: Employee Stabbed To Death At East Harlem Deli
Calls to Sandusky’s lawyers and a prison system spokeswoman weren’t immediately returned Friday.
Sandusky was interviewed by Bob Costas on “Rock Center” in Nov. 2011.
“I enjoy young people,” Sandusky told Costas. “I love to be around them, but no, I’m not sexually attracted to young boys.”
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