VIDEO: ‘Elvis & Nixon’…Check Out the Hilarious Trailer with Kevin Spacey

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Did you know that President Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley had a meeting in 1970? Yes, I am talking about that Elvis Presley. The Elvis Presley.

It seems as though Elvis wanted Nixon to appoint him as an undercover agent in the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.

The film stars Kevin Spacey, who most know now as the brilliant, yet corrupt Frank Underwood in the hit Netflix show House of Cards, as Richard Nixon and Michael Shannon as Presley. It will debut at the Tribeca Film Festival next week and will be in theaters on April 22.

Watch the trailer for the movie which depicts this kind of odd, quirky, yet interesting piece of American history that many probably had no clue even happened.

(NOTE: The film says “inspired by a true story,” which means some kind of poetic license was likely taken to change things up a bit.)

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Jennifer Burke
Jennifer Burke
Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.
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