Doing God's Work?

Televangelist Robertson bids for a beleaguered news agency

TV PREACHERS NORMALLY HAVE THEIR HANDS FULL trying to save human souls. So when televangelist Pat Robertson stepped forward last week to attempt to save the venerable soul of United Press International from bankruptcy, he prompted a flurry of questions. Just what does Robertson, founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network and a onetime presidential hopeful, see in the tottering wire service, which may soon be his for a paltry $6 million? Perhaps a good business deal. Or a chance to proselytize. Shortly after making his surprise bid, the savvy televangelist promised that he would not convert U.P.I. to a Christian news...

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