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Billy Graham and the Cold War

On Nov. 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell marking the end of a communist country in Germany and the new era of freedom in eastern Europe. Billy Graham had first visited behind the Iron Curtain in 1959 as a tourist and left “with a dream, a hope, and a prayer that someday I, along with others, might proclaim the Gospel throughout” those communist-run countries.