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'The King' Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki On Elvis, His Car And The American Dream

Eugene Jarecki's new documentary is "The King."
Eugene Jarecki, courtesy
Eugene Jarecki's new documentary is "The King."

Eugene Jarecki is an Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker who has looked at America from many different angles. His latest work, The King, unpacks the American dream through a road trip visiting key sites from the life of Elvis Presley. We're talking to Jarecki about Elvis, music, culture and where he sees the country going.

Eugene Jarecki is a multiple award-winning documentary filmmaker, whose movies include The House I Live In, Reagan, and Why We Fight. His latest is The King.


Broadcast on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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