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Swaggart Investigation #560816

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 20, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Baton Rouge, LA: Kenley Jones) Investigation by Assemblies of God church into allegations of sexual misconduct against Jimmy Swaggart reported; scenes shown from Jimmy Swaggart Bible College campus. Accusations against Swaggart reported made by evangelist Marvin Gorman. [Syndicated columnist Cal THOMAS - says sources indicate incident was pornographic.] Swaggart shown preaching. Swaggart's role in Jim Bakker case recalled; Jessica Hahn mentioned. [SWAGGART - says Bakker has never repented.] [First Assembly of God minister Reverend William BIBB - says church credibility damaged.] Swaggart reported expected to tell his side of story tomorrow.

Chung, Connie;
Jones, Kenley

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