Herrington: What do Nixon, Clinton and Trump have in common? For now, it’s Elvis

Presley among seven new Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 13, 2018 3:26 PM CT
Chris Herrington
Daily Memphian

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.

My first reaction when I saw Elvis Presley was getting the Presidential Medal of Freedom was puzzlement: This hasn’t already happened? And, why now?

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