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Today was a big day. Elvis signed his contract with RCA which included all the Sun Masters.
Because of a snowstorm, the filming of Kid Galahad had to move back to Hollywood.
Around this time during one of Elvis' visits to Palm Springs, Elvis met the Vice President, Spiro Agnew. Elvis wanted to give Agnew a special gun as a present, which the Vice President had to refuse. However, he was very impressed by Elvis patriotic sentiments.
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During this period Elvis was introduced to racquetball by Dr. Nick who was an accomplished player. This was a kind of therapeutic exercise for Elvis. They played frequently in the early morning at the local Y and at Memphis State.