A Netflix documentary is exposing the Boy Scouts’ youngster abuse scandal.
The documentary function Scout’s Honor (trailer beneath) particulars “how the Boy Scouts of America tried to cowl up one in every of historical past’s most horrific youngster sexual abuse scandals” by means of “unique interviews with whistleblowers, survivors and former workers.”
The trailer notes there have been a documented 82,000 abuse claims in opposition to former scout leaders who had been entrusted to show and shield kids enrolled with the non-public progress program, which was based in 1910.
“I don’t care if I deliver the entire temple down, that is an abomination,” says one interview topic within the trailer. Whereas one other claims, “I do know children are nonetheless in danger in Scouting.”
In an announcement launched in 2021, the Boy Scouts of America mentioned they had been devastated by the variety of lives impacted by previous abuse in Scouting” and “the response we’ve got seen from survivors has been intestine wrenching” … and “we’re deeply sorry.”
The documentary, which is being launched Sept. 6, is from director Brian Knappenberger (Turning Level: 9/11 and the Warfare on Terror) and producers Conor Fetting-Smith, Sabrina Parke, Clive Patterson, and government producers Knappenberger and Orlando von Einsiedel.