Pat Robertson steps down as host of long-running '700 Club'
October 1, 2021
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Pat Robertson, who turned a tiny Virginia television station into a global religious broadcasting network, is stepping down after a half-century running the "700 Club" on daily TV, the Christian Broadcasting Network announced on Friday.
Robertson, 91, said in a statement that he hosted the network's flagship program for the last time on Friday, and that his son Gordon Robertson will take over the weekday show starting Monday.
"I will no longer be the host of the '700 Club,'" Robertson said on the show Friday, although he vowed to return from time to time, if he's had...