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Religion / Televangelist Investigation #893349

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 29, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Senator Charles Grassley’s investigation of 6 televangelists noted. NOTE: Introduction joined in progress due to local weather update; weather bulletin on screen.

(Newark, Texas: Armen Keteyian) Questions about whether televangelist Kenneth Copeland is profiting from his parishioners’ donations examined; scenes shown of Copeland and his wife, Gloria, preaching; details given about the for-profit companies tied to the Copelands and their lavish lifestyle. [In shadow, former ministry EMPLOYEE – says he is the recipient of the prosperity message.] [Former employee Michael HOOVER†, Trinity Foundation president Ole ANTHONY†- comment on the connection between the nonprofit and for-profit business activities.] [COPELAND – states the Lord told him to believe for a new jet.]

Couric, Katie;
Keteyian, Armen

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