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Swaggart Investigation #113946

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 19, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Forcing out of Jim Bakker from ministry amidst charges of sexual misconduct recalled. Report introduced.

(Baton Rouge, LA: Al Dale) Summoning of evangelist Jimmy Swaggart by Assemblies of God church officials reported; scenes shown of reporter questioning Swaggart. [Church OFFICIAL - explains church's procedure.] Resignation of church minister Marvin Gorman due to sexual misconduct recalled; Gorman's lawsuit against Swaggart noted. Gorman reported to have pictures showing Swaggart with prostitute. Swaggart's role in revealing Bakker's relationship with Jessica Hahn reviewed; scenes shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) "Nightline" report on subject announced.

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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