• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS TURNED OUT FOR THE OPENING SERVICE LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) OF EVANGELIST BILLY GRAHAM'S ALL BRITAIN CRUSADE.

  • Description

    THOUSANDS TURNED OUT FOR THE OPENING SERVICE LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) OF EVANGELIST BILLY GRAHAM'S ALL BRITAIN CRUSADE. ACCORDING TO CRUSADE SPOKESMEN, THERE WERE ALMOST 60,000 PEOPLE IN HIS AUDIENCE, WHO SAW IT EITHER IN LONDON OR ON CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION IN OTHER PARTS OF BRITAIN.

    THERE WAS A BRIEF SCUFFLE TOWARDS THE ENDS OF THE SERVICE WHEN THREE YOUNG ANTI-VIETNAM DEMONSTRATORS WERE HUSTLED FROM THE EARLS COURT ARENA BY CRUSADE OFFICIALS.

    THE MEN HAD WALKED TO THE BASE OF THE PODIUM CARRYING BANNERS CALLING FOR AN END TO AMERICAN AGGRESSION IN VIETNAM.

    OTHERWISE, ORGANISERS PRONOUNCED THE MEETING A RESOUNDING SUCCESS. ABOUT 16,500 PEOPLE HEARD BILLY GRAHAM IN EARLS COURT, LONDON AND THE REST SAW AND HEARD HIM THROUGH CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION FACILITIES, THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

    MR. GRAHAM TOOK AS THE SUBJECT OF HIS MEETING "THE MODERN IDOLATRY":

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7H1YJIN9HF6NHU6CR1ZPQZEGX
    Media URN:
    VLVA7H1YJIN9HF6NHU6CR1ZPQZEGX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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