ABC News Nightline: TV Evangelists (1987)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Religions & Belief Systems, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 61 min.  |  
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This video features Ted Koppel, host of the television series Nightline, who presents an investigative report on the phenomenon of televangelism. Some television evangelists, able to reach millions of people, were reported to be more interested in the financial stakes than in saving souls. The report looks at some of the allegations and facts surrounding such high-profile television evangelists as Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker and Jimmy Swaggart.

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