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TV Club: On Fargo’s second season premiere, everyone hears the stories they want to hear

In the July 1979 speech that accompanies Fargo’s season-opening montage, Jimmy Carter decried a “crisis of confidence” among the American people. “It is a crisis that strikes at the very heart and soul and spirit of our national will,” Carter said. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter cancels Nepal trip, but not for health reasons

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Jimmy Carter’s first international trip since announcing that cancer has spread to his brain has been canceled.

Former President Jimmy Carter to Arbitrate MLK Family Dispute Over Traveling Bible, 1964 Nobel Peace Prize

Former President Jimmy Carter has been tapped to mediate the ongoing legal battle between the three living children of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who are at odds as to whether to sell the icon's traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, the Associated Press reports.

Former President Carter mediating dispute between Martin Luther King heirs

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Former President Jimmy Carter is helping settle a dispute between Martin Luther King Jr.’s children over whether to sell King’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and the Bible he carried during the civil rights movement. King’s sons, Martin Luther King III and Dexter King, want to sell...

First Slice 10/6/15: Jimmy Carter to the rescue!

The children of Martin Luther King Jr. have been quarreling for years, most recently over the civil rights leader's possessions. Can former President Jimmy Carter finally bring them together? Critics, including other chief medical examiners,...Show More Summary

Work/life balance? For 82-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg, work and life aren’t in conflict

Finding meaning in one's work is a gift -- just ask Sandra Day O'Connor, Jimmy Carter & Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Carter at 91

October 1st is Jimmy Carter's 91st birthday, a day made more poignant by the news that he struggles with the disease that claimed the lives of his father, his mother and his three siblings. After the public announcement of Carter's cancer...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, Jimmy Carter!

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Former President Jimmy Carter, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, turned 91 on Thursday. Carter announced that his melanoma, initially discovered in his liver, had spread to his brain, during a press conference in August. He said his diagnosis would give him and his wife, Rosalynn, a chance to slow down. Show More Summary

Happy 91st Birthday to the Greatest POTUS from Georgia–Jimmy Carter!

Jimmy Carter is 91 today, something that makes his still busy work and travel schedule even more remarkable. He’s also probably going to remain the only POTUS born in Georgia for quite some time. Should you wish to get in the spirit of the festivities that are bound to sweep the nation, the Carter Center hung this […]

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Carter's 2002 Nobel Peace Prize photo. Happy #91 to #39! If you don’t count George Washington's fake choppers, Jimmy Carter owns the most famous set of presidential teeth in history. That Jimmy grin was what the country wanted after the Watergate mess. Show More Summary

Morning Reads – Thursday, October 1, 2015

Happy First Day of October! Peaches In-state growing debate takes shape. Someone’s going to fix the highway crash problem. The Chamber is pretending they haven’t made a decision. Precious. Jimmy Carter Congress to take on student loan forgiveness. For some reason, people are donating to Ben Carson’s campaign. What will the next GOP debate look […]

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What lessons have we learned since Jimmy Carter was president?

Find Out Which Movies Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter Watched as President

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

While the President of the United States of America is one of the most powerful leaders of the free world, it’s important to remember that each and every person who has and will hold that office is a person just like the rest of us. And most people love movies. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Is So In Love With His Wife, It Still Makes Him Blush

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The night that former president Jimmy Carter met his future wife, Rosalynn, he had planned on going out on quite a lovely date -- with a completely different woman. One Sunday evening in the 1940s, Carter had intended to take out a Georgia beauty queen; however, a family reunion prevented her from going out with the peanut-farmer-turned-midshipman. Show More Summary

President Jimmy Carter: 'I Was The Only White Child In The Neighborhood'

Jimmy Carter was born James Earl Carter Jr. on October 1, 1924. He grew up in the rural town of Archery, Georgia. When he wasn’t helping his father on the peanut farm, he was fishing or playing in the woods with his friends, most ofShow More Summary

Democracy is Dead, US Turns Into 'Oligarchy' - Jimmy Carter

The need of at least $300 million for any would-be Presidential candidate in the US marks the transformation of the country from a democracy to an oligarchy. This irrecoverably undermines the country’s moral and ethical basis, Nobel Peace Prize winner and 39th US President Jimmy Carter claimed.

Jimmy Carter says democracy is dead: You need at least $200 million to run for president of US ‘oligarchy’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, former President Jimmy Carter said that the United States is an oligarchy now, not a Democracy, where the wealthy hold sway over the government. The Daily Mail reported that the former chief executive said he would never be able to run for president today because...

From Carter To California: Automatic Registration Is The New Endgame For Elections

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- President Jimmy Carter took office in 1977 with the conviction that it should be easier for citizens to register to vote. To accomplish that goal, he wrote to Democratic secretaries of state that year urging them to support...Show More Summary

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