Pat Robertson is a prominent American televangelist, media mogul, and former Republican presidential candidate. He was born on March 22, 1930, in Lexington, Virginia. Robertson is the founder and chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) and the Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Robertson gained national prominence through his television program, “The 700 Club,” which he started in 1966. The show combines religious commentary, news analysis, and personal testimonies. It has been broadcast on the CBN network and syndicated to numerous television stations in the United States and abroad.
As a televangelist, Robertson has been known for his conservative Christian views and his involvement in political and social issues. He has been an outspoken critic of abortion, homosexuality, and secular humanism. Robertson has also been active in various political campaigns and founded the Christian Coalition, a conservative Christian political organization, in 1989.
In 1988, Robertson ran for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination but was not successful. However, his campaign brought attention to the intersection of religion and politics in American society. Since then, Robertson has remained influential within conservative Christian circles and continues to be a prominent figure in American religious and political discussions.
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