Bill Cosby rape allegations: the accusations and the fallout


    Guests: Victor Fiorillo, Salamishah Tillet, Bruce Castor

    Philadelphia-native Bill Cosby has been under intense scrutiny after several past allegations of sexual assault have resurfaced, with new information hitting the headlines almost every day. Today, we examine the timeline of events that has caused these allegations to gain mainstream attention, and we discuss why the actor/comedian has been able to evade these claims for decades. We talk with VICTOR FIORILLO, reporter for Philadelphia Magazine about the ongoing saga, and with University of Pennsylvania professor SALAMISHAH TILLET, who is co-founder of the non-profit, A Long Walk Home which seeks to end violence against women through art therapy. We’ll also hear from BRUCE CASTOR, a former Pennsylvania District Attorney who, in 2005, did not bring criminal charges against Cosby.

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