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President Nixon with Elvis Presley

President Nixon with Elvis Presley

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Nixon Presidential Materials, NARA

President Nixon with Elvis Presley

Created December 21, 1970.

On December 21, 1970, President Nixon met with Elvis Presley in the Oval Office. The rock star offered to help the president combat the rise in drug use among Americans. Elvis brought President Nixon a World War II Colt 45 pistol and several Presley family photographs as gifts.

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