Marion Gordon Robertson
March 22, 1930
Lexington, Virginia, U.S.
|Education||Washington and Lee University (BA)|
Yale University (LLB)
New York Theological Seminary (MDiv)
|Occupation||Chancellor of Regent University|
Chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network
|Television||The 700 Club (1966–2021)|
(m. 1954; died 2022)
|Children||4, including Gordon|
|Relatives||Absalom Willis Robertson (Father)|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1948–1952|
Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson (born March 22, 1930) is an American evangelist and former host of the 700 Club, a Christian news and talk show on television. He ran for President in 1988 against George H.W. Bush, but did not win the primaries. He has said several times that natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 Haiti earthquake, were punishments from God.
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- "Religious conservatives claim Katrina was God's omen, punishment for the United States". Media Matters for America. Archived from the original on February 4, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2010.
- Smith, Ryan (January 13, 2010). "Pat Robertson: Haiti "Cursed" After "Pact to the Devil"". CBSNews.com. Archived from the original on January 29, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2010.