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Stories with person: Michael Shannon
  • New film imagines what happened when Elvis met Nixon 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 4:43 pm

    LOS ANGELES - At around 6:30 a.m. on December 21, 1970, Elvis Presley delivered a hand-written note to a guard at the northwest gate of the White House requesting a meeting with President Richard Nixon. In the note scribbled on American Airlines stationary, Presley expressed concern for the state of the country and asked if he could help by becoming a Federal Agent at Large.

  • Jessica Lange revisits an 'extraordinary' play on Broadway 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 11:00 am

    NEW YORK - For her one day off this week playing a drug-addled mother in the Broadway revival of the monumental "Long Day's Journey Into Night," Jessica Lange had a plan. She wanted to walk in the spring sunshine.

  • Review: 'Elvis & Nixon' recalls a bizarre moment in history 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 6:00 pm

    This we know: On December 21, 1970, Elvis Presley showed up bright and early at the White House gates, delivering a barely legible note he'd scrawled on American Airlines stationery to President Richard Nixon. He said he'd love to come by and meet the president, and that he was also seeking a badge to be a federal agent, so he could help combat the drug culture and the "hippie elements" ruining the country.