Elvis Meets Nixon: A Brief Look at the Oddly True Account of Elvis Presley’s Visit to the While House

Elvis Meets Nixon: A Brief Look at the Oddly True Account of Elvis Presley’s Visit to the While House

by Dylan Stance
     
 

In 1970, Elvis Presley went to the White House on a whim to request a meeting with the President; his intention: to become an honorary Federal Agent. This is a brief history of what took place.

It still is bitterly ironic and will remain as a historical fact that the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, prescribed on more than 14 drugs at the time of his… See more details below

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In 1970, Elvis Presley went to the White House on a whim to request a meeting with the President; his intention: to become an honorary Federal Agent. This is a brief history of what took place.

It still is bitterly ironic and will remain as a historical fact that the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, prescribed on more than 14 drugs at the time of his death, was suggested by Nixon to use an anti-drug theme in his songs. The whole of the Nixon presidency can be wrapped up into three words ‘war on drugs.’ Elvis, dulled down by the military, and Nixon charged with energy by the Presidential campaign, were desperate to win over America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610422178
Publisher:
Golgotha Press
Publication date:
10/13/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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