Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday today. GPB marks the milestone with the special “First Family of Plains” that aired Wednesday, Oct.1 at 7 p.m. on GPB. In the conversation, Carter discusses his humble start in politics.
Former President Jimmy Carter says he believes the best path forward in Syria is for the United States to work out a deal with Russia for Syria to give up its chemical weapons. Carter also said Tuesday during an event at The Carter Center it would not be a catastrophe if Congress votes against President Barack Obama's call for military action against Syria.
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to speak at an event at The Carter Center in Atlanta. Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter are expected to discuss peace and health initiatives around the world. The event will be broadcast live on The Carter Center's website.
A funeral has been scheduled for today in Calhoun for Bert Lance, an ally of former President Jimmy Carter who served as budget director before departing amid an investigation of his banking activities.