Pretty Perky Peggy King
Life and Career, Year by Year - 1958
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Peggy had the pleasure of meeting and chatting at length with former president Harry Truman in his office in Independence, Missouri.  Both students of American history, they posed for this photo in front of a picture of the iconic Abraham Lincoln.  Peggy recalls that Mr. Truman kept referring to her as "Little Lady" throughout their entire conversation.
Peggy on stage during a show for the U.S. Army, Camp Hanford, Washington
Peggy on stage at the Mocambo in January 1958
Peggy chats with her idol Jo Stafford backstage at the Hollywood Bowl.
The cover of the February 8, 1958 edtion of TV Guide carried this picture of Peggy and Tab Hunter, both scheduled to appear that week in NBC television's version of Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates.
Peggy and others in the cast of Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates are represented in this promotional sketch for the television production.
Peggy in a wistful pose for this picture taken at her apartment in Los Angeles in 1958
Peggy greets fans welcoming her for an appearance in Sioux City, Iowa.
Peggy listens to herself sing, "My beer is Rheingold, the dry beer," in the singing commercial she did for the leading New York based beer brand of the era.
Peggy joins actor Keefe Brassell in a production of The Moon Is Blue at the Kenley Playhouse, Warren, Ohio during the summer of '58.
Another snapshot of Peggy and Keefe Brassell in The Moon Is Blue
Peggy poses with old friend George Gobel at her opening night at the Mocambo, Christmas 1958.
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