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Episode 19 - Nixon and Elvis - The President and the King

Episode 19 - Nixon and Elvis - The President and the King

On December 21, 1970, a man dressed in black and wearing
sunglasses entered the Oval Office of the White House. He desperately wanted to
bring a Colt .45 pistol with him, but even without it, his purpose was clear.
In front of him stood a craggy, slightly crumpled figure. The man in black
advanced, but his intent was not assassination. He had come seeking a badge. A
badge that he thought would give him power. The man he met had worked all of
his life to gain power, and now that he had it, he would do everything he could
to hold on to it. This was one of the most bizarre meetings ever to take place
in the White House, for the man in black was the King of Rock n’ Roll, Elvis
Presley and the craggy, crumpled man was President Richard M. Nixon. The
photographs of that meeting are some of [...]

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