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The preacher and the presidents : Billy Graham in the White House

Author: Nancy Gibbs; Michael Duffy
Publisher: New York, NY : Center Street, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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No one man or woman has ever been in a position to see the presidents, and the presidency, so intimately, over so many years. They called him in for photo opportunities. They called for comfort. They asked about death and salvation; about sin and forgiveness. At a time when the nation is increasingly split over the place of religion in public life, this book reveals how the world's most powerful men and world's most  Read more...
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Named Person: Billy Graham; Billy Graham
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Gibbs; Michael Duffy
ISBN: 9781599957340 1599957345 9781410403810 1410403815
OCLC Number: 85892299
Description: xv, 413 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Invocation --
Harry and Billy --
Truman's rejection --
Christian soldier --
One nation, under God --
The man who was going places --
Ambassador at large --
The Holy war --
"I Am For You" --
The meaning of LIFE --
The 14 carat gold photograph --
Tragedy and transition --
The battle for Billy --
Preachers and protesters --
"The strong arm of empathy" --
The return of Richard Nixon --
The courier --
White House of worship --
Summons for the silent majority --
1972, the race to the bottom --
The reckoning --
The man he never knew --
Ford and forgiveness --
The campaign that changed everything --
The third great awakening --
The road to Moscow --
The secret agent --
The family pastor --
Minister of war --
Bill and Hillary --
Mending the breach --
The mustard seed.
Responsibility: Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy.
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With the cooperation of Billy Graham, award-winning Time? magazine writers Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy chronicle the history of Billy Graham's remarkable ties to 11 U.S. presidents.  Read more...

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