CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 03, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Lem Tucker) Jerry Falwell's resignation from Moral Majority announced. [FALWELL - says he will never be political again.] Moral Majority history reviewed. [FALWELL - says he had not been focusing on what he was supposed to be doing.] [Rice Univ. sociologist Dr. William MARTIN - says all Falwell's enterprises are suffering from strain.] Pat Robertson's impact on Falwell's decision noted. [People for the American Way John BUCHANAN - says the movement should be taken seriously.] Falwell's comment that he will continue to preach quoted.
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