Jerry Schilling Oral History Interview

Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office on December 21, 1970, and the… read more

Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office on December 21, 1970, and the events that led up to it. Jerry Schilling became friends with Elvis Presley in 1954 in Memphis, Tennessee. After Mr. Presley achieved stardom, he asked Mr. Schilling to join his team of bodyguards, who often functioned as personal assistants. Jerry Schilling was present in the Oval Office when Mr. Presley met President Nixon. 

This is a portion of an interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on February 17, 2007, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Jerry Schilling Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
300774-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 2012

Airing Details

  • Aug 20, 2011 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2011 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2012 | 8:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2012 | 11:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2012 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2012 | 5:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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