Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections700 Club Television Program
IN THE NEWS

700 Club Television Program

FEATURED ARTICLES
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 2001 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The reverend has retreated--but reverberations still rumble in West Hollywood over an assertion that gays and civil liberties groups are partly to blame for last week's terrorists attacks. Television evangelist Jerry Falwell suggested last Thursday that homosexuals, feminists, abortion-rights groups and others bear partial responsibility because their actions have turned God's anger against the United States.
ARTICLES BY DATE
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 2001 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The reverend has retreated--but reverberations still rumble in West Hollywood over an assertion that gays and civil liberties groups are partly to blame for last week's terrorists attacks. Television evangelist Jerry Falwell suggested last Thursday that homosexuals, feminists, abortion-rights groups and others bear partial responsibility because their actions have turned God's anger against the United States.
Advertisement
NEWS
January 29, 1998 | From Associated Press
The state's highest criminal court on Wednesday rejected pickax killer Karla Faye Tucker's bid to keep from becoming the first woman executed in Texas since the Civil War. The Court of Criminal Appeals turned aside her argument that the state's clemency process is unconstitutional. Tucker, who is scheduled to die Tuesday by injection, has asked the Board of Pardons and Paroles to commute her sentence to life in prison. The board can deny her request or forward a recommendation to Gov. George W.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 1998 | ANDREW STEVEN HARRIS
When Miss America took her victory walk down the runway, she managed to do what some Thousand Oaks politicians have long tried and failed: silence City Councilwoman Elois Zeanah. As her niece, Nicole Johnson, received her crown and baton, Zeanah said she found herself at a loss for words. "I had been hollering all night, but suddenly I was in disbelief. I couldn't say anything," said Zeanah, who sat in the Atlantic City audience. "I was spellbound. It was truly unbelievable."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 3, 1986 | LANIE JONES, Times Political Writer
Television evangelist Pat Roberston, beating the drums for a possible 1988 presidential campaign, drew a crowd of about 3,000 people to a giant fund-raising dinner at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday night. The event, billed as a $1,000-a-plate chicken dinner, was attended by guests from Northern California as well as Southern California.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 5, 1990 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As House leaders moved Thursday toward a resolution of the protracted National Endowment for the Arts controversy, TV minister Pat Robertson has tried this week to reinvigorate the conservative assault on the embattled federal agency.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 6, 1996 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
The Los Angeles Times, which chose not to print a "B.C." cartoon strip last Sunday with a Christian theme, is publishing that day's strip in today's religion section. The decision to run the Palm Sunday cartoon followed protests from readers who were alerted by religious broadcaster Pat Robertson on his "The 700 Club" television program last Tuesday.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 24, 1990 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded 1990 grants to a half dozen arts groups that played key roles in the ongoing NEA political controversy in the face of opposition from certain conservative politicians and groups, NEA sources said Monday. At the same time, however, a national movement seemed to develop to oppose restrictions on federal funding of arts programs.
NEWS
March 22, 1990 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The White House, fending off demands that it limit the content of federally supported art, Wednesday sent Congress a proposal to renew arts funding without any restrictions on subject matter. The Bush Administration proposed a five-year extension of the National Endowment for the Arts and rejected content controls like those that sparked an uproar here last year and led to a one-year congressional ban on financing of obscene art works. NEA Chairman John E.
NEWS
March 31, 1987 | RUSSELL CHANDLER, Times Religion Writer
The appeal and credibility of television preachers have been badly damaged in the aftermath of the fall of PTL chairman Jim Bakker and the resulting controversy, the Los Angeles Times Poll has found. The nationwide survey, conducted last weekend, found that fundamentalists, Pentecostals and other Christians agreed that they will watch television evangelists less, believe them less and contribute less money to their ministries.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 17, 1990 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The National Endowment for the Arts has exonerated the 15-year-old San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival of allegations by two conservative congressmen and a right-wing religious group that it included pornographic motion pictures in its most recent summer program.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|