Archive for March, 2015

House Education and Workforce Committee Begins Fielding Requests For Release of Information From Congressman Miller’s 2013-14 Interviewees

Published March 2nd, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The minority staff of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce has confirmed to Concussion Inc. that they have begun receiving requests for public release of more information on abuses at national sports governing bodies. The request or requests come from persons who offered testimony in investigators’ interviews in 2013-14. […]

George Gibney Swimming Abuse Cover-Up Featured Tonight on Irish TV

Published March 2nd, 2015, Uncategorized

“DOCUMENTARY: Whistlebowers: Can we handle the truth? (TV3, 10pm) Telling uncomfortable truths is a difficult and often painful process for the few people who are willing to put their heads above the parapet. In Ireland, a select number of people have blown the whistle on corruption and/or criminal practices in all sorts of organisations, ranging […]

Matt Chaney Talks With Muchnick About ‘Concussion Inc.’ Book As Part of New Article on NFL’s ‘Inept Care and Record-Keeping’ in Player Deaths

Published March 2nd, 2015, Uncategorized

The writings of my friend Matt Chaney inspired my new book, CONCUSSION INC.: The End of Football As We Know It. In a new article at his own site, Chaney interviews me as part of his latest exhaustive study of football harm – in this case, a comprehensive historical look at deaths of active National […]

“Alleged abuser Gibney’s green card queried” — Sunday Times of London, Irish Edition

Published March 1st, 2015, Uncategorized

“An American journalist investigating sexual abuse in swimming is seeking to obtain the Department of Homeland Security’s immigration file on George Gibney, a former Irish national swim coach. Irvin Muchnick’s application, under America’s Freedom of Information Act, is being assisted by Dianne Feinstein, an influential Californian senator. A spokesman for Feinstein said her office is […]