Hail to The King, baby: Remembering Elvis Presley

POSTED: 11:09 AM PDT Jun 14, 2011    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 07, 2014 

With Wednesday marking what would have been Elvis Presley's 79th birthday, remember The King with a look at his life and career and the legacy he left behind.

Remembering Elvis - Richard Nixon
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The National Archives

This bizarre photo opportunity came on Dec. 21, 1970, when Elvis met President Richard Nixon at the White House. Presley expressed his patriotism and contempt for the hippie drug culture, asking Nixon for a Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs badge.

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