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Ptl Controversy #315888

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 27, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Fort Mill, SC: Bruce Hall) Escalation of power struggle between Jerry Falwell &Jim and Tammy Bakker over Falwell's control of PTL organization, left by the Bakkers in the wake of a sex and money scandal, featured; details given, scenes shown. [FALWELL accuses Jim Bakker of poor memory, dishonesty or emotional illness.] [Courtesy "Nightline", Jim BAKKER - believes Falwell purposely stole Heritage United States of America and his ministry.] [FALWELL - responds.] The Bakkers' severance demands listed on screen. [FALWELL - dismisses demands as the Bakkers' greed, avarice.] [Jim BAKKER - denies asking Falwell to take over his ministry.]

Hall, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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