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Carter to step down from ‘front-line’ work with The Elders

ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter is stepping away from his “front-line role” as a member of The Elders, the global human rights group announced Wednesday. Former South African president Nelson Mandela founded the small group of former global leaders in 2007, and the former U.S. president participated in its first mission later that year in […]

Jimmy Carter: Trump tapped a reservoir ‘of inherent racism’

So, this happened today – Jimmy Carter told the New York Times that “we haven’t resolved the race issue adequately” in this country since Obama became President; He said that Republican animosity toward President Obama had “a heavy racial overtone” and that Donald J. Trump’s surprisingly successful campaign for president had “tapped a waiting reservoir […]

Paging Dr. Yamashita: Nissan Wants its Former Tech Head to Cure a Sick Misubishi

In this play, Nissan is President Jimmy Carter and Mitsubishi is a bankrupt New York City. Now that it has control of Mitsubishi, Nissan wants the scandal-plagued automaker to “heal thyself,” but it’s sending a guy over to make sure it happens, sources tell Reuters. Show More Summary

JIMMY CARTER: Donald Trump has tapped into a reservoir of 'inherent racism'

Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has tapped into "inherent racism" to bolster his candidacy. In an interview with The New York Times, Carter, the 39th president,Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter: Trump tapped a reservoir ‘of inherent racism’

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

In an interview, former President Jimmy Carter called Donald Trump’s campaign comments about Muslims and Mexicans "a violation of basic human rights.”

Jimmy Carter, Seeing Resurgence of Racism, Plans Baptist Conference for Unity

Defending President Obama and criticizing Donald J. Trump, Mr. Carter said the presidential race showed how much work needed to be done to heal racial divisions.

Concert review: Willie Nelson delighted fans — and Jimmy Carter — at Chastain

Only 20 minutes into his set, Willie Nelson had already rolled through eight songs. Delivering them with lean musicianship and the occasional mischievous grin, the 83-year-old musician was a model of stamina Friday night as he...

New play recreates Camp David Accords

Actor Richard Thomas joins to discuss his role as President Jimmy Carter in the new play "Camp David," which recreates the historic 1978 peace agreement...

Richard Thomas Will Never Stop Being John-Boy, But Now He’s Jimmy Carter Too

“I’ve never been interested in obliterating John-Boy. I loved that character and show. Families come up to me now with very young children who watch the show, and it thrills me. I’m very happy that John-Boy is still up in his room writing on his tablets for a lot of people.” [Warning: This story contains […]

Spark of Discovery Ignites New Era of Cancer Therapies

Former President Jimmy Carter made news around the world a few months ago when, after a battle with potentially deadly melanoma, he revealed he was cancer-free. Hearing that a so-called “miracle drug” was responsible, Dr. Haidong Dong could not help but smile. Discoveries in a Mayo Clinic lab years earlier had helped to make this therapy, and a […]

5 things to do: Ladyfest Atlanta – Gallery Opening and The Case of HIV

Monday, May 16, 2016 The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change at Jimmy Carter Library and Museum …

Jimmy Carter helps give Gregg Allman honorary degree

Jimmy Carter is usually the one getting honorary degrees and major awards. But on Saturday, the former president turned the tables on Gregg Allman. Carter, 91, helped Mercer University award Allman an honorary doctorate at the...

Will Donald Trump repeat the TV mistakes of past candidates in his Megyn Kelly interview?

Ted Kennedy was sailing in the polls in 1979 as a challenger to fellow Democrat President Jimmy Carter when he sat down for a nationally televised interview with CBS correspondent Roger Mudd.  Prim and coiffed, the senator tilted his head and looked very much the scion of a dynasty. Mudd took a...

N. Korea Holds First Party Congress Since 1980

The last time North Korea held a political gathering this big, Jimmy Carter was the No. 1 Yankee imperialist to denounce. Pyongyang has been spruced up and thousands of delegates from the ruling Workers' Party have gathered for the first party congress in 36 years, and North Korea says "miraculous...

What Happened When Jimmy Carter and Bono Went to the Disco

Jimmy Carter, Bono and Nile Rodgers made for a surprising trio of revelers at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom last Friday night. On the red carpet before Rodgers's April 29 charity fundraiser, the three men mugged for the cameras as if they were BFFs. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Says Ted Kennedy Is To Blame For Lack Of Universal Health Care In America

President Jimmy Carter is speaking out, having recovered from cancer thanks to the new drug Keytruda, he is feeling pretty good for a 91-year-old. Carter always enjoys the opportunity to guide the nation just a bit more in his books and in a multitude of interviews over the years. Show More Summary

Van Jones Hilariously Mocks Bill Maher's Dubious Praise for Jimmy Carter

It was almost enough but not quite to elicit a twinge of sympathy for the 39th president of the United States. In addition to his HBO show that airs Friday nights, comic Bill Maher posts on "Overtime" segment on YouTube that's often worth checking out, as was the case this weekend.

First Draft Focus: Throwback Thursday — A Challenger Expresses His Gratitude

Senator Edward M. Kennedy went to Grand Central Terminal on March 26, 1980, to thank New Yorkers for his upset victory over President Jimmy Carter in the Democratic presidential primary the day before.

Hill, Carter, Santana Go Deep, Brewers Beat Twins 10-5

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Aaron Hill, Chris Carter and Domingo Santana each hit home runs to help Jimmy Nelson and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Minnesota Twins 10-5 on Wednesday night.

The U.S. Has Gone To War For Much Less Than What Healthcare Is Doing To America

When I was my son's age, it barely registered that Jimmy Carter had been elected. However, even a middle-schooler can't miss what's going with this year's election. I attempted to put the oddities around the election into perspective for him. For example, economic distress can create a strong response -- [...]

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