Elvis Presley Meets President Nixon: Anniversary

Date:12-21-2018

Location:Fort Davis

1970. After writing President Richard M. Nixon offering to be a \"Federal Agent-at-Large\" to fight drug abuse and the drug culture, Elvis Presley met with Nixon at the White House on this date. Presley was not made a federal agent, but the two men had a cordial meeting. The photograph of them shaking hands is the most requested reproduction from the National Archives.

Tags: NATL - Public Interest

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