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Jerry Falwell, Political Innovator

Jerry Falwell stood apart from other fundamentalist Christian leaders in the last quarter of the 20th century as the man who dragged his strongly...

A Movement That Left Falwell Behind

When John McCain delivered the Commencement address at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University last year, it was taken as a sign that he had made peace with the man...

Jerry's Kids

The son of an agnostic bootlegger, Jerry Falwell found Jesus at age 18 but didn't find politics until much later--and when he did, he was no fundamentalist. His...

An End to the Hatred

The Rev. Jerry Falwell stuffs a leather-bound "giant-print" Bible under an arm so he can pop a Rolaids into his mouth. He eats fatty food too often at the...

For GOP Right, Not a Happy Time?

In an election year, candidates are expected to anchor their campaigns in the middle ground. Everyone from Jesse Jackson to Jerry Falwell understands: Moderating...

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