Religion: Held Over

No crowd in the history of Yankee Stadium had ever approached the throng that turned out for what was to have been the final rally of Billy Graham's Manhattan Crusade. On the hottest day of the year at least 100,000 people (previous record: 88,150 for the Joe Louis-Max Baer fight in 1935) jammed every seat in the Stadium, stood up in the aisles and the outfield; more than 10,000 were turned away. On the platform with 300 others sat Vice President Richard Nixon. It was Billy's biggest U.S. audience (in his 1954 London Crusade he drew 120,000 to Wembley Stadium). It...

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