Interview with Billy Graham: Preachers, Politics And Temptation

BILLY GRAHAM describes his friendship with a tearful Nixon, the spirituality of President Bush and how Satan tempts God's people with sex, money and pride

Q. Many Americans have thought of you as something of an unofficial chaplain to the White House for the past several Presidents. Has that proximity ever made you uncomfortable?

A. Yes, it has. Each one of them I have known before he ever got into the White House. Some of them I was very close friends with before they ever got there, like Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson and George Bush.

I kept a very full diary of my relationship with Nixon, for some strange reason, until he became President. I remember he had wanted me to come and see the...

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