After revelations of abuse within the Boy Scouts of America, how has the organization and its policies changed, and are changes working? You’ll hear different sides. Plus, a one-time abused scout has to decide whether scouting is right for his sons.
The Scripps National Investigative Team tracks systemic problems within the Boy Scouts of America, including poor background checks, and suspected molesters moving from troop to troop. More of our exclusive interview with the leader of BSA.
Our exclusive look into the Boy Scouts confidential files – 30,000 documents, 10 journalists, 6 months of research. Our investigation reveals scouts’ pleas for help being ignored while some scout leaders were promised confidentiality.
About the Series
Over six months, the Scripps National Investigative team researched and reported on a portion of the Boy Scouts of America's confidential files.
The "Trail of Betrayal" package on child sex abuse in the Boy Scouts of America was produced by an investigative team at The E.W. Scripps Co.'s bureau in Washington, D.C.