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Television Evangelists #314928

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 24, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Bruce Hall) Incr. intensity of civil war among TV evangelists over resignations of Jim and Tammy Bakker from their PTL organization in wake of his sex scandal, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Jimmy SWAGGART - condemns PTL's example; attacks Bakker's morality.] [Bakker's attorney Norman Roy GRUTMAN - warns Swaggart.] Pentecostal mins.' call for new PTL head Jerry Falwell to resign explained. [Reverend Wayne MILLER - explains opposition to Falwell.] [Historian David HARRELL - compares controversy's impact on religion with that of Watergate on pols.] [PTL MIN. - asks for public's support.]

Hall, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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