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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.

Date(s): 1963-1985

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 External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Rev. Billy Graham

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Press coverage
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Christianity
Clergy
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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