365 Days: A Year in Happy Valley | 2014

The Pennsylvania town of State College deals with the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal.


Penn State enjoyed a sterling reputation as a quality school with a shining football program led by legendary head coach Joe Paterno. But everything changed when assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was accused of molesting minors, and it was revealed that his crimes were reported to higher ups and ignored for the sake of appearances. The scandal echoes in State College, and the search for justice and truth is shaped by the media, university officials and residents who are left dealing with the aftermath of a tragedy that scarred young lives, tarred the reputation of a beloved school and brought down an icon.