Monday, December 21, 2009
Great Moments in U.S. History: When Elvis Met Nixon
It was 39 years ago today. I was amazed when I visited the Nixon Library about 10 years ago that they were selling the iconic image on everything (I bought a t-shirt). There's even a cool Hollywood movie about it, called Elvis Meets Nixon, which features Presley shooting up a TV and everything. I wrote a column about it once which I am trying to locate. For now, here is a wrapup. More Elvis, but from his glory years, here.
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