Pat Geiger

January 1992
U.S. News & World Report;1/20/92, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p19
Reports that Pat Geiger spent nine years running a 10,000-signature petition campaign to put Elvis Presley on a postage stamp. Last week, Postmaster General Anthony Frank granted Geiger's wish by placing Presley and several dead rock stars in a 1 993 stamp book. Geiger's disappointment; She wants only the King to be honored.


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