Nixon & Elvis Mug


Featuring the most requested image from the National Archives and Records Administration: Nixon and Elvis.

In 1970, Elvis Presley asked to meet with President Nixon to gain the credentials of a federal agent in the war on drugs. This design also features elements from the letter Presley wrote the President on American Airlines stationery, which he personally delivered to a security guard at the northwest gate of the White House. This ceramic mug perfectly captures the intersection of pop culture and politics.