Posts Tagged ‘jim bakker’

Jimmy Swaggart Confession Video

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

On this day in 1988, televangelist Jimmy Swaggart confessed to unspecified sins that turned out to be having sex with a prostitute. Swaggart was believed to be behind the rumors of sexual infidelities that brought down his televangelist rival, Jim Bakker. Hypocrites. Found at YouTube from WhatYaGottaKnow.

Televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker Messner Video

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

, the former wife of disgraced televangelist , . During their heyday, we Minnesotans were acutely embarrassed by having to admit that the bizarre, mascara-smeared woman was one of us. It is rare that a public figure can start as the object of ridicule and scorn and end up as the beneficiary of public sympathy, but Tammy Faye Messner and her public fight with cancer was that exception.

Fox News Report On Tammy Faye Bakker Messner

CNN’s Larry King Interviews Tammy Faye Messner

This interview as conducted on Wednesday and was aired Thursday, the day before she died:

Another Tammy Faye Messner Interview

This interview was conducted about a year ago:

The Eyes Of Tammy Faye

This is an excerpt from the documentary, :

Frank Zappa – Jesus Thinks You’re A Jerk

This song from the 80s ridicules the televangelism of the era in general and PTL and the Bakkers in particular:

Spin – 1992 Presidential Campaign Documentary

Sunday, July 9th, 2006

to offer viewers an unprecedented glimpse behind the scenes of a modern, built for television presidential campaign in his 1992 presidential campaign documentary, .

It provides a remarkable look into the personalities and tactics of the politicians in that race, as well as the often cynical media manipulation that is so common in politics. The campaign, of course, resulted in the election of as President of the United States and he appears in the documentary often. In addition to Clinton, also captures moments with , , , President , , , , , , , , , , , and .

Spin is 57:26 long:

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