Jimmy Carter's story is one of the greatest dramas in American politics. In 1980, he was overwhelmingly voted out of office in a humiliating defeat. Over the subsequent two decades, he became one of the most admired statesmen and humanitarians in America and the world. "Jimmy Carter" traces his rapid ascent in politics, dramatic fall from grace and unexpected resurrection.Premiere Date: February 20, 2011 | Runtime: 02:38:40
American Experience, TVs most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.