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Elvis & the FBI

Before You Watch

This presentation is about Elvis Presley and the FBI. Do you know what the FBI is? Try and answer these questions.

1) What does the FBI do?
a) fight fires b) fight crime c) fight wars

2. Who was Richard Nixon?
a) an American president b) an American singer c) an American footballer.

3. Who was Elvis Presley?
a) a president b) a singer c) a detective

4. What do the letters FBI stand for?

Slideshow/Video

True or False?

True or false? 1. Some people believe that Elvis did not die in 1977. 2. Elvis originally wanted to be a fire-fighter. 3. Elvis wrote to President Nixon to volunteer as an FBI agent. 4. President Nixon ignored the letter. 5. Elvis did get his FBI badge.
Look down the page for the answers.

Answers

Before You Read

Federal Bureau of Investigations
2) what does the FBI do
b) fight crime
3. Who was Richard Nixon
a) an American president

4) What do the letters FBI stand for?
Federal Bureau of Investigations

Elvis and the FBI: Listening
1. True (see Elvis Lives!) 2. False 3. True 4. False 5. True (though this is not confirmed)

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