Jerry Falwell, Media Monster
Tina Rosenberg, in The Washing-ton Monthly (May 1982), 2712 Ontario Rd. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009.
As depicted much of the press, Jerry Falwell commands the loyalties of two million members of the Moral Majority and reaches 25 million more people through his TV program, Old Time Gospel Hour. His fol- lowers are on the move in a "political holy war without precedent."
Such media alarms have been sounded often since Falwell's meteoric rise to fame in the election-year summer of 1980. T...