[Letter from Jerry Falwell on keeping Old Time Gospel Hour on air]

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Letter from Jerry Falwell on his opposition to homosexuality and asking for support in keeping his "Old-Time Gospel Hour" television program on the air. Falwell writes that the Old Time Gospel Hour "is one of the few major ministries in America crying out against militant homosexuals" (p. 1). The letter is printed on what appears to be lined yellow notepad paper.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Falwell, Jerry August 13, 1981.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Resource Center LGBT Collection of the UNT Libraries and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 3473 times, with 27 in the last month. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Letter from Jerry Falwell on his opposition to homosexuality and asking for support in keeping his "Old-Time Gospel Hour" television program on the air. Falwell writes that the Old Time Gospel Hour "is one of the few major ministries in America crying out against militant homosexuals" (p. 1). The letter is printed on what appears to be lined yellow notepad paper.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Resource Center LGBT Collection of the UNT Libraries

The Resource Center is a service organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community of Dallas. These materials span more than 50 years of LGBT social movements.

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Publications pertaining to issues relevant to the LGBT community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.

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  • August 13, 1981

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  • Aug. 25, 2013, 9:19 p.m.

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Falwell, Jerry. [Letter from Jerry Falwell on keeping Old Time Gospel Hour on air], letter, August 13, 1981; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177440/: accessed September 26, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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