Set the Tivo for Friday Aug 10:
He has preached to more people on more continents than anyone in the history of the planet. He’s provided spiritual guidance to hundreds of millions and is one of the most revered religious figures in modern times.
The Rev. Billy Graham, the world’s most famous evangelist, has also ministered privately to the world’s most powerful men: the presidents of the United States.
In a special edition of “20/20,” Charles Gibson explores the untold story of Billy Graham’s ties to 11 U.S. administrations — from Harry Truman to George W. Bush.
“Pastor to Power: Billy Graham and the Presidents” airs Friday, August 10, at 10 p.m., EDT, to coincide with the publication of “The Preacher and the Presidents” by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy of Time magazine.
In exclusive television interviews, former presidents and first ladies reflect on their relationship with Graham, sharing details about the private bonds forged in office that continue today.