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Bill Cosby’s Legacy After Rape Allegations08:17

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Last Saturday, Bill Cosby responded to NPR Weekend Edition host Scott Simon’s questions regarding rape allegations against the aging comedian by shaking his head no and remaining completely silent. Cosby and his lawyer maintain that the allegations are false.

But, says NPR’s TV critic Eric Deggans, regardless of the validity of the accusations, Cosby’s reputation seems to be permanently tarnished. Deggans talks with Here & Now's Robin Young about how these accusations affect Cosby’s legacy.


This segment aired on November 17, 2014.

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