ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 17, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Betsy Aaron) television evangelist Pat Robertson's announcement of conditional candidate for 1988 Republican president nomination featured; details given, scenes shown. [ROBERTSON - sets standards by which he will become formal cand.] Implications for his campaign of "The 700 Club" television audience explained. [People for the American Way spokesperson Anthony PODESTA - criticizes Robertson's attack on American insts.] [ROBERTSON -comments on his claim to have diverted hurricane from United States with prayer; wants to "Christianize America."]
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