The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
BGEA: records of news conferences
Repository: Wheaton College. Billy Graham Center Archives
Collection Description (CRHP): Graham repeatedly answers questions related to the civil rights movement in the United States; he discusses race relations, his support for racial integration, and his relationship with Martin Luther King.
Collection Description (Extant): Tapes and transcripts, mostly of press conferences held by Billy Graham, usually in conjunction with a crusade. Topics discussed cover a wide spectrum of theological, social, political, and economic matters, both foreign and domestic. There are also transcripts of interviews of Graham, a radio program on which Graham was criticized, and a press conference held by Rachel Saint and several Huraoni Indians at the 1966 World Congress on Evangelism.
Access Copy Note: There are restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information, please see finding aid.
Some audio is available online; see links in finding aid.
Digital Status: Partial
Existing IDs: Collection 24
Extent: 4 Boxes (DC), audio tapes (2.67 cubic feet)
Finding Aid URL: http://www2.wheaton.edu/bgc/archives/GUIDES/024.htm
Interviewees: Rev. Billy Graham
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Press coverage
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Christianity
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968