Video: President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi Graceland
Graceland was honored to welcome two world leaders to Elvis' home today. US President George Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi toured Graceland in a historic visit. Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley greeted the two leaders along with First Lady Laura Bush upon their arrival.
It is the first Graceland tour by a sitting U.S. president. Former president Jimmy Carter, who had left office, visited during his daughter's graduation from Memphis College of Art in 1991. That was on a winter day, a Tuesday, when the mansion was closed. Read more.
Following are high quality videos from the White House.
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|Part 1 - President George Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi are greeted at Graceland by Priscilla and Lisa Mare Presley and enjoy their tour.|
|George Bush and Junichiro Koizumi Greeted at Graceland|
|Part 2 - President George Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi in the Jungle Room at Graceland. (From White House source)|
|George Bush and Junichiro Koizumi Jungleroom|
|Part 3 - President George Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi comments after touring Graceland. (Press play to view video part 2.) (From White House source)|
|George Bush Junichiro Koizumi after touring Graceland|
|George Bush Junichiro Koizumi Graceland|
|The above video contains extra footage from the visit that was not used for the oficial videos - souced from the White House.|
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