President Donald Trump will honor Elvis Presley and six other noteworthy individuals tonight with the Medal of Freedom.
Read the USA Today story on the recipients here, along with vintage photos of the King of Rock and Roll.
“Tupelo is the soul of Elvis. It really is,” actress Allyson Adams, daughter of late Academy Award-nominated actor Nick Adams, is quoted saying in a Mississippi Today article last year.
Political scientist Fletcher McClellan said to NPR: “This is a fascinating way to find out what is important to a president.”