The King of Vegas
1970 - 1972
A new decade, the 1970s, is now dawning and Elvis has taken over Las Vegas and is touring through a torn America. While the war in Vietnam still rages on, with tragedies at home and abroad, the world is undergoing tremendous changes from the way we look and dress, to how we feel government is misleading us. Elvis music from his Grammy Award-winning gospel album He Touched Me, as well as highlights from his concerts movies That's The Way It Is and Elvis: On Tour will be showcased.
The King: Aloha and Beyond
1973 - 1977
The Mid-Seventies area time of great upheaval. The war in Vietnam is over, governments are falling, the price of gas is going up, and we are nation torn apart by Watergate. Elvis is a worldwide phenomenon, riding high on his "via satellite" broadcast from Hawaii. But non-stop touring, an emotional divorce, and his personal demons are taking a toll on his mind and body.
As we enter the last years of his life, Elvis is bored with recording music and no longer has the energy to complete a show or tour. But before he makes his last farewell August 16th of 1977, Elvis makes a triumphant return to the stage. Highlights from the Aloha from Hawaii concert, The Jungle Room Sessions, and his final show broadcast on CBS