Report: Serious failings at BBC over Savile abuse

February 25, 2016 10:57 AM

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LONDON — British DJ and TV presenter Jimmy Savile was allowed to sexually abuse scores of people by “serious failings" at the BBC, a report found.

The review, by Dame Janet Smith, concluded that Savile committed “many acts of inappropriate sexual conduct” in connection with his work for the BBC.

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