Wild Oats Robertson Rewrites His Resume

Only one week after Televangelist Pat Robertson formally declared his presidential candidacy, he received a chilling political baptism. Press accounts disclosed that Robertson's first child had been conceived out of wedlock and that the former minister had misstated his wedding date to conceal the fact. Robertson, who has condemned sex before marriage, said he had merely tried to "protect his family" in previously suggesting that he had been married in March 1954 rather than on Aug. 27.

Robertson's first son was born ten weeks after the wedding. Robertson said that he and his wife Dede considered March 22, 1954 -- the...

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