1972 when Billy Graham appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Johnny once asked Billy, “Billy, why would you come on a show with worldly people like us?” Billy cleverly answered, “Johnny, even Jesus ate with publicans and sinners!
Martin Luther King and Rev. Billy Graham were great friends. In 1957 he invited Martin Luther King, Jr. to preach jointly at a revival in New York City. Graham also bailed King out of jail in the when he was arrested in demonstrations.