PBS NewsHour

Military’s handling of sexual assault back in the spotlight

Clip: 10/01/2017 | 3m 51s

A senior air force officer would have faced up to seven years in prison and a requirement to register if a sex offender if the U.S. military had not let him avoid criminal charges for sexual abuse by making him retire behind closed doors. Washington Post reporter Craig Whitlock, who followed the case, joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 10/01/17

Rating: NR

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