Williams, Walter Jon. "Red Elvis"
Divergence: 1935 CE
What if: Gladys Presley's boy started reading Marx, Engels, Gandhi, etc.
Summary: The story of a rebel rocker, hated for dodging the draft but later honored by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Published: In Alternate Outlaws (ed. Mike Resnick), q.v.; The Year's Best Science Fiction, Twelfth Annual Collection (ed. Gardner Dozois), St. Martin's 1995 (0312132220BUY, 0312132212BUY), SFBC 1995; and Frankensteins and Foreign Devils, NESFA 1998 (1886778043BUY, 1886778035BUY).
Original in: English.
Translation: French by Jean-Pierre Pugi as "Elvis le Rouge", in Rock'n'roll Altitude (ed. [[editor unknown]]), Denoël 2000; and Alternative Rock (ed. [[editor unknown]]), Gallimard/Folio 2014 (2070458318).