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