A Look at Falwell's Surviving Allies

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

By The Associated Press


A brief look at some of the allies of the Rev. Jerry Falwell, who died Tuesday:

_ James Dobson, 71, a psychologist and Christian evangelical based in Colorado Springs, Colo.; founder and chairman of Focus on the Family.

_ Pat Robertson, 77, a Virginia-based televangelist who hosts The 700 Club, a Christian TV program; founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network and the Christian Coalition.

_ D. James Kennedy, 76, pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., featured on numerous TV and radio programs; a founding board member of Moral Majority, founder of the Center for Reclaiming America for Christ.

_ Tim LaHaye, 81, co-author of the best-selling "Left Behind" books, a founder of Tim LaHaye Ministries and several conservative organizations.

_ Donald Wildmon, 69, a Methodist minister, founder and chairman of the American Family Association in Tupelo, Miss.; a leader of many boycott campaigns aimed at pressuring corporations over their social policies.

_ Louis Sheldon, 72, an ordained minister from Anaheim, Calif., chairman of the Traditional Values Coalition.

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