"Independent Lens: The King" Premieres January 28

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Far more than a musical biopic, The King is a snapshot of America at a critical time in the nation’s history. Tracing Elvis’ life and career from his birth and meteoric rise in the Deep South to his tragic and untimely end in Hollywood and Las Vegas, The King covers a vast distance across contemporary America, painting a parallel portrait of the nation’s own heights and depths, from its inspired origins to its perennial struggles with race, class, power, and money.

Monday, January 28, at 9:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.

Independent Lens Trailer | The King | Independent Lens | PBS The King premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, January 28, 2019.