ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 24, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Rebecca Chase) Jesse Jackson and Pat Robertson, preachers as cands. for president, featured. [JACKSON - preaches.] Jackson's political philosophy and career outlined. [JACKSON - campaigns.] Role of Robertson in TV's "700 Club" noted. [ROBERTSON - says running for president is God's will.] Differences and similarities of Jackson and Robertson and their coalitions noted. [ROBERTSON, JACKSON - campaign] Their approaches to combining religion and pols. noted. [ROBERTSON - says he separates roles.] [JACKSON - comments on churchman in pols.] Their views on abortion and prayer in schools contrasted. [ROBERTSON - wants to bring God back into classroom.] Prospects of these preachers' chances in campaign '88 and their impact on political conventions described.
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