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Football / Falwell #552439

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 27, 1986
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Lynchburg, Virginia: Robert Lipsyte) Liberty Univ. football team featured; details given, scenes shown. [Univ. chancellor Jerry FALWELL - thinks God supports kicking posteriors; respects Catholicism and Mormonism due to Notre Dame and Brigham Young teams; defs. restrictions on Liberty Univ. students.] [Player Mark MATHIS - comments.] [FALWELL - claims Jesus was a he-man.] [Player Trevor DEAN - would like to play Notre Dame as example of Christians' power.] [FALWELL - denies philosophy that how game is played, not winning, is important.] [COACH - wants to win game for Christ.] [FALWELL - equates living in America with winning.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Liberty-Wofford College score reported

Chung, Connie;
Lipsyte, Robert

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