Jerry Falwell dies

May 15, 2007

LYNCHBURG, Va.---A Liberty University executive tells the Associated Press that the Reverend Jerry Falwell has died.

Falwell, a TV evangelist who founded the Moral Majority, became the face of the religious right in the 1980s.

Falwell was taken to a hospital after being found unconscious today in his office at the school he founded in Virginia.

He was 73 years old.

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