PBS NewsHour

Why 4 women went public with Eric Schneiderman abuse claims

Clip: 05/08/2018 | 5m 50s Video has closed captioning.

On Monday night, the New Yorker published accounts of four women who said they were assaulted by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a public figure who has advocated for women who have been sexually abused. Less than three hours later, Schneiderman resigned. John Yang talks with Ronan Farrow about why the women made the difficult decision to speak out.

Aired: 05/08/18

Rating: NR

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