CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Southfield, Michigan: Bob Faw) 1988 presidential candidate television evangelist Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson profiled; scenes shown. [ROBERTSON - cites importance of Michigan Republican primary.] [SUPPORTER - wants Christians to take over.] [Michigan organization Marlene ELWELL - wants involvement by those who oppose what's been happening.] [Local candidate Janet MACK - explains entering race.] [ROBERTSON - claims to love people &God.] Robertson, also a faith healer, recalled claiming to have changed course of hurricane and healed the afflicted. [ROBERTSON - prays for healing of those afflicted with gum disease, hemorrhoids and varicose veins; doesn't believe Supreme Court rulings apply to nation] CBS News-"New York Times" poll on clergy in pols. outlined on screen. [Reverend Charles BERGSTROM - believes Robertson's perception of self as prophet of God is dangerous; explains.] [Draft Robertson Committee spokesperson Dick MINARD - praises cand.] [Analyst Ed ROLLINS - notes Robertson has made mainstream Republicans nervous.]
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