Religion: Rockin' the Capitol

For a place he once called "the most sinful city" he had ever visited, Washington, D.C. has lent Evangelist Billy Graham a pretty respectful ear. By last week, at the end of a nine-week prayer "crusade" there, Billy had preached to audiences totaling 500,000 people.*Recorded conversions: 6,244.

The biggest turnouts (more than 9,000 a night before the end of the crusade) were for the evening prayer meetings in the National Guard Armory. "And they were not just the ordinary people," Billy said last week. "As near as I can tell, we averaged between 25 and 40 Congressmen and about five Senators a...

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