Religion: The Crusade for Britain

Extra police would be needed, the stationmaster at Waterloo Station was warned: Billy Graham was coming to London. The stationmaster smiled a British stationmaster's smile. "Never mind," he said, "we've always been able to handle the crowds when Mr. Churchill arrives." Next day a harried police sergeant pulled bobbies off traffic details outside the station. Inside, full-throated singing echoed under Waterloo's dingy skylight, and a surging mass of 2,000 Londoners hoisted children to shoulders, waved Bibles, and clambered up on anything handy for a look at a tall, grinning American with wavy blond...

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