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Television Evangelists / Ptl Scandal #555371

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 26, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Fort Mill, SC: Robert Hager) Day's developments in the Jim and Tammy Bakker scandal involving PTL organization, now headed by Jerry Falwell and new board of dirs., examined; details given, scenes shown. [FALWELL - opposes napalming Bakker; explains board's call for audit and investigation of matter.] Richard Dortch mentioned remaining in office [FALWELL - opposes Bakker's reappearance at PTL org.] "Charlotte Observer"'s account of financial settlement received by Jessica Hahn, with whom Bakker admits having affair, outlined. [HAHN - denies such incidents are rampant.] [Assemblies of God church supervisor Raymond CARLSON - believes money and effort has been spent covering up moral failure.] [FALWELL - prays.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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