I recently came across this online exhibit. Entitled When Nixon Met Elvis , it shows through letters, photographs, and memos, how and why the two met in the Oval Office on December 21, 1970. This photo is from that exhibit.
The story is one of the basic tools invented by the human mind, for the purpose of gaining understanding. There havebeen great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories.~Ursula K. LeGuin