The day Elvis met Nixon

by Egil Krogh

Publisher: Pejama Press in Bellevue, WA

Written in English
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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977.,
  • Nixon, Richard M. 1913-,
  • Singers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes Nixon"s letter to fans of the King (p. [7]).

Statementby Egil "Bud" Krogh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML420.P96 K76 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1205337M
ISBN 100964025108
LC Control Number94199882
OCLC/WorldCa30901999

This intimate story was written by one of the women who knew Elvis best -- his former wife Priscilla Presley. She recounts their love story, marriage, affairs, divorce and friendship afterward. THE DAY ELVIS MET NIXON is literally and entire day of machinations, intrigue, and bungling. This book is more or less the tic toc of the day, without mentioning the iron of "The King's" own serious addiction problems and documented cause of death. Fun read for "boomers" as well as students of history/5(12). On Decem , Elvis Presley paid a visit to President Richard M. Nixon at the White House in Washington, D.C. The meeting was initiated by Presley, who wrote Nixon a six-page letter requesting a visit with the President and suggesting that he be made a "Federal Agent-at-Large" in the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.   The encounter — which is the subject of the comedy “Elvis & Nixon,” due April 22 — took place on Dec. 21, , when the two men, each teetering on the precipice, met in the Oval Office.

  Krogh wrote one too, but “The Day Elvis Met Nixon” is mostly pictures. He also spent four months in prison for his role in the White House plumbers scandal. Sep 4, - Elvis Presley loved to read. Check out a few of his favorite books and learn more at the Graceland blog: See 7 pins.   Directed by Allan Arkush. With Rick Peters, Bob Gunton, Alyson Court, Denny Doherty. A "mockumentary" about Elvis's real-life trip to the White House to become a federal marshal under the DEA, but meets the President instead. Along the way, the film exposes Elvis's humor, drug problem, and even him pulling a gun out at a doughnut shop/10().   Enlarge PDF Link Download Link Elvis Presley's Letter to President Richard Nixon Page one of Elvis Presley’s handwritten letter to President Nixon; Document R re Elvis-Nixon meeting, found in White House Central Files: Subject Files: EX HE ; Nixon Presidential Materials Staff; National Archives and Records Administration. On the morning of Decem , Elvis Presley .

Elvis met Nixon in the oval office of the white house and had an odd request for the president. He had asked president nixon if he would grant him a badge as a narcotics agent. This seems like an outrageous request, except for the fact that the president granted his wish, despite his lack of s: 1. News > Nation/World When Elvis met Nixon Eyewitnesses recall story behind photo. Sun., Jan. 17, President Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley shake hands in the White House on Dec. 21,

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THE DAY ELVIS MET NIXON is literally and entire day of machinations, intrigue, and bungling. This book is more or less the tic toc of the day, without mentioning the iron of "The King's" own serious addiction problems and documented cause of death.

Fun read for "boomers" as well as students of history/5(16). The Day Elvis Met Nixon book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. *The Day Elvis Met Nixon* is Egil Krogh's first-person account of the day (Dec. 21, ) Elvis Presley dropped into the White House, met President Nixon, offered his services in the Administration's war against drug - he could talk to the young people - and posed with the President for what has become one of the most popular photographs in the national archives/5.

Krough's amazing eyewitness account of the day Elvis met Nixon is well worth reading. This unlikely pair got together for the most unlikely reasons. Each was looking for something to gain. Each seemed satisfied with the result. The story adds to the well-deserved mystique of each of these unique characters/5(4).

The day Elvis met Nixon. [Egil Krogh] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Egil Krogh. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: When Elvis Met Nixon After just one day in Los Angeles, Elvis asked Schilling to fly with him back to the capital.

"He didn't say why," Schilling recalls, "but I thought the badge might be. By Egil Krogh, Told through the eyes of Egil “Bud” Krogh, White House aide and liaison to the Drug Enforcement Administration, The Day Elvis Met Nixon recounts the surprise of White House staffers when the King of Rock-n-Roll appeared at the front gates of the Executive Mansion to deliver a handwritten letter to the President.

Nixon Foundation Releases Book About Elvis "The Day Elvis Met Nixon," a first hand account of Elvis Presley’s historic meeting with President Nixon, has just been published by the Richard Nixon Foundation, on the eve of Elvis’s 76th (January 8) and President Nixon’s 98th (January 9) birthdays.

Told through the eyes of Egil “Bud” Krogh, White House aide and liaison to the Drug Enforcement Administration, The Day Elvis Met Nixon recounts the surprise of White House staffers when the King of Rock-n-Roll appeared at the front gates of the Executive Mansion to deliver a. Another video thought lost is found.

Spring cleaning always yields a surprise or two. Bob Gunton does the best comedy Nixon EVER. Egil "Bud" Krogh Jr. (August 3, – Janu ) was an American lawyer who became infamous as an official of the Nixon Administration and who was imprisoned for his part in the Watergate was Senior Fellow on Ethics and Leadership at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress and Counselor to the Director at the School for Ethics and Global LeadershipAlma mater: Principia College (B.A.), University.

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We Were There When Nixon Met Elvis US National Archives the National Archives presented a discussion about the meeting between Elvis and. The Day Nixon Met Elvis Elvis found a check book he had stored in the LA home but it was Sunday night and the banks were closed.

Money machines were still a thing of the future. Elvis called his limo driver, Gerald Peters, whom Elvis employed while filming in Los Angeles. The Day Elvis Met Nixon Book, Item Number OMSBK; SIZE 8 1/2" x 11"; new/used Used - GoodCategory: Books. Hence, Krogh gained fodder for another book, "The Day Elvis Met Nixon." The King showed up unannounced at the White House gate on Dec.

21,with a letter for Nixon. Presley wanted to enlist Author: Joel Connelly. Mr. Krogh wrote a book about the moment, “The Day Elvis Met Nixon” ().

In a speech at the Nixon library in California, he called it “the one completely fun day I had on the White. That morning Elvis delivered the letter to the White House in person, where it made it into the hands of Nixon aide (and Elvis fan) Egil ‘Bud’ Krogh.

A meeting was set up for that day. Traveling incognito under the name Jon Burrows, rock and roll superstar Elvis Presley arrived at the White House in a purple velvet jumpsuit on this day in Author: Jesse Rhodes.

Elvis Meets Nixon is a film directed by Allan Arkush and starring Rick Peters, Bob Gunton, and Alyson is an embellished account of the true story of American singer Elvis Presley meeting President Richard Nixon on Decem The film had a VHS release, but has not yet been released on DVD or ed by: Allan Arkush.

Elvis Presley disappeared 35 years ago today. I choose the verb disappeared for a reason. Not because I’m a big believer in conspiracy theories or Elvis sightings — I am not — but because in a very real sense Elvis Presley didn’t actually die on Aug.

16,he simply moved on to a different level in the ether of superstardom. EXCLUSIVE: Witnesses tell the REAL story of how Elvis met Nixon giving him a Colt and a hug - and left with a narcotics bureau badge, as Kevin.

This was the encounter of Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley in in the Oval Office, commemorated with an official handshake photograph. Maybe Stewart Lee. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Day Elvis Met Nixon by Egil Krogh (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!Ratings: 2. Colin Hanks skitters around the edges of the meeting as Nixon aide Egil "Bud" Krogh, who wrote his own account of the handshake, "The Day Elvis.

Buy Dear Mr. President: The Day Elvis Met Nixon by Krogh, Egil (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Bizarre Story Behind The Time Elvis Met Nixon A day after arriving in L.A., Elvis called Jerry Schilling, a member of his "Memphis Mafia," to have him arrange a flight for the both of them.

When The Beatles Met Elvis Presley The most infamous rock and roll meeting of all time occurred when Elvis Presley met The Beatles. On AugJohn, Paul, George and Ringo along with their manager, publicist and assistants came to Presley’s house on Perugia Way in Los Angeles to meet their rock and roll idol.

'I want to be a Federal Agent' The day Elvis met Nixon Presley returned to the White House and at pm met with Nixon in the Oval Office, where the day took a decidedly surreal : Peter Sheridan. And now a page from our Sunday Morning" Almanac: December 21st,44 years ago today the day President Richard Nixon welcomed Elvis Presley to the Oval Office.

Presley arrived at the White House late in the morning and met Nixon in the Oval Office at PM. According to notes taken by Egil "Bud" Krogh, Jra White House official who would later go to prison for his role in the Watergate scandal--Presley called the Beatles "a real force for anti-American spirit," and Nixon stated repeatedly that.

One day in late Decemberaccording to Elvis biographer Albert Goldman, Presley’s father got mad because his son had shelled out more than $, for .The Day Elvis Met Nixon by Egil Krogh.

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