World-renowned evangelist Billy Graham, who died last week at age 99, will lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and Thursday. Watch the livestream above as political leaders arrive to pay their respects.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announced that he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will take part in a bicameral service honoring the preacher and presidential counselor Wednesday.

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While numerous Americans, mostly elected officials and military officers, have "lain in state" at the Capitol, only three other private citizens have "lain in honor," according to a House history of the tradition. The most recent one was Rosa Parks, the African-American civil rights hero who died in 2005.