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In Depth (Christian Conservatives) #610811

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 12, 1996
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(Des Moines: Tom Brokaw) The political power of the Christian conservatives examined. [Steve and Carmen KOPF - say their views come from their interpretation of the Christian faith and state their opinions.] [Republican presidential candidates Pat BUCHANAN, Senator Phil GRAMM, Alan KEYES - pander to the conservative Christians.] [Christian CONSERVATIVES - ask puritanical questions of the candidates.] [Moderate Mary Louise SMITH - says it is not right to impose a religious agenda through politics.] [Iowa political reporter David YEPSIN - talks about the sanctimonious intolerance of the conservative Christians.]

(Des Moines: Tom Brokaw) Discussion concerning the Christian conservatives and their political impact on Republican presidential candidates with NBC bureau chief Tim Russert presented. [RUSSERT - says the candidates must pay homage to the potent political force of conservative Christians.]

Brokaw, Tom

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