Tour of Graceland and Memphis
President Bush, Prime Minister Koizumi, and first lady Laura Bush visited Graceland, the home of the late entertainer Elvis Presley, in… read more
President Bush, Prime Minister Koizumi, and first lady Laura Bush visited Graceland, the home of the late entertainer Elvis Presley, in Memphis, Tennessee. They were shown being welcomed to the mansion by Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie Presley and her mother Priscilla Presley. Following a private tour, the presidential party was shown visiting the mansion’s “Jungle Room” where President Bush and Prime Minister Koizumi posed for press photographs and talked about Elvis' popularity. The prime minister sang phrases from Presley songs. They also spoke with reporters outside the mansion.
The party was then shown visiting the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in 1968. Finally, they were shown at the “Rendezvous” restaurant for a barbeque lunch. close
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