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Television Evangelists #314965

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 26, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Fort Mill, SC: Bruce Hall) Efforts of PTL organization to recover from scandal involving Jim and Tammy Bakker and his sexual escapade examined; details given, scenes shown. [New PTL board chairperson Jerry FALWELL - hopes to prevent enemy from victory.] Bd. said ordering audit and investigation of Bakker. [FALWELL - explains opposition to Bakker returning to PTL leadership.] Amt. PTL has agreed to pay Jessica Hahn for her silence on affair with Bakker noted. [Assemblies of God Church spokesperson Raymond CARLSON - believes funds were spent to cover up Bakker's "moral failure" rather than pay off blackmailer.] [Baptist public affairs committee spokesperson James DUNN - calls for financial accountability.]

Hall, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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