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Bakker Trial #328750

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Charlotte, North Carolina: Bruce Hall) Trial of former PTL evangelist Jim Bakker reported commencing in Charlotte, North Carolina; details given, scenes shown. Prosecutor Jerry Miller quoted with regard to fraud and conspiracy chgs. and Bakker's excessive lifestyle. Bakker's attorney George Davis and former PTL employment David Taggart quoted with regard to client's sex incident with Jessica Hahn. [Tammy BAKKER - comments.] Penalties which Bakker is facing if he is found guilty listed. Upcoming testimony of former aide Richard Dortch discussed. [Former Bakker bodyguard Dan HARDISTER - comments on Dortch.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Hall, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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