In this Oct. 16, 1971 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham and President Richard Nixon wave to a crowd of 12,500 at ceremonies honoring Graham in Charlotte, NC. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died.
In this Oct. 16, 1971 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham and President Richard Nixon wave to a crowd of 12,500 at ceremonies honoring Graham in Charlotte, NC. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. AP
In this Oct. 16, 1971 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham and President Richard Nixon wave to a crowd of 12,500 at ceremonies honoring Graham in Charlotte, NC. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. AP

When Billy Graham stepped into presidential and North Carolina politics

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