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PTL Controversy #108790

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 25, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Rebecca Chase) Latest allegations in sex scandal involving PTL evangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker examined; details given, scenes shown. [Reverend John ANKERBERG - explains making latest chgs.] The Bakkers' resignation from PTL following revelation of his sexual encounter with church secretary Jessica Hahn recalled. [Courtesy "Nightline", ANKERBERG - accuses Jim Bakker of frequenting prostitutes, PTL officials of wife swapping.] [Courtesy CNN's "Larry King Live", ANKERBERG - accuses Jim Bakker of engaging in homosexuality.] Statement issued by PTL Club quoted on screen; Jerry Falwell said withholding comment until Tuesday. [Courtesy "The John Ankerberg Show", ANKERBERG - repeats allegations against Bakker.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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