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Falwell Dies at 73

Fundamentalist preacher Jerry Falwell died Tuesday at age 73. The founder of the Moral Majority was discovered unconscious in his office at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., about 11 a.m. The cause of death is unknown, but he has had heart problems in the past.

Falwell was a leader of the Christian right, a group that has transformed America's political scene. He founded Liberty University in 1971.

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David Molpus