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Pat Robertson, Influential Christian Broadcaster, Dies at 93

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2023
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Religion and Faith, CBN, Pat Robertson

Pat Robertson, the influential broadcaster, televangelist and one-time presidential candidate, has died, the Christian Broadcasting Network said. He was 93.

He died at his home in Virginia Beach, Va., early Thursday, the network said.

Robertson founded the Christian Broadcasting Network in 1961, building it into a media empire during his decadeslong reign. Since the network’s first broadcast, CBN expanded to more than 170 countries and territories, and has broadcast in dozens of languages, according to the network.

As host of CBN’s “The 700 Club” from 1966 up to 2021, he interviewed multiple world leaders...

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