Religion: The Most Important City

For the first time in Billy Graham's career, he was conducting a second "crusade" in a major city. The city: Washington, D.C. To his audience at Griffith Stadium, Billy took pains to explain that his return engagement did not mean he considered Washington more sinful than other cities. "I'm back," said Evangelist Graham, "because it's the most important city in the world."

It is also a city full of important people. For breakfast one day, 125 Representatives appeared on the Hill to meet Billy, while 56 Senators turned up for a lunch given by Lyndon Johnson, Everett Dirksen, Frank Carlson and George...

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