NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 28, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Tom Pettit) Support of evangelical born-again Christians for Republican presidential candidate Pat Robertson in Iowa featured; details given, scenes shown. [Sharon HAGADORN - opposes separation of church and state.] [Mary Louise SMITH - says evangelicals using Republican party] [Pat ANDERSON - works for Robertson.] Results of Iowa straw poll in September given; campaign shown. [Voice of ANDERSON - describes support for Robertson.] Vice President George Bush's son Neil Bush said calling Robertson supporters cockroaches. [Bush supporter Doug WEAD - wants evangelicals in Bush's camp.] [George BUSH, Junior - comments on father.] [Evangelical Richard HARDY - conts. to support Robertson.] Republicans Bush and Senator Robert Dole said facing fervor of Robertson's supporters in Iowa. First Assembly of God services in Des Moines, Iowa, shown. Similarity of views of these evangelicals and Robertson on prayer in school and abortion detailed. [Church member Mike CANADY - says United States exterminates more people than Hitler did.] [HARDY - says can't condemn Hitler when United States kills more.] [Jean MALINE - talks about morality.]