Friday on Political Rewind: Partisan politics has paused between Florida Governor DeSantis and the Biden administration in the wake of #HurricaneIan.
Plus a judge handed down a ruling that may mean trouble for Rivian.
And Jimmy Carter celebrates his 98th birthday over the weekend.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter celebrates his 98th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Josh Carter talks to GPB News about his grandfather's legacy of principles and service.
Hurricane Ian is moving through the Atlantic Ocean, headed towards the coast of South Carolina.
Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center’s emergency department will close October 14th, two weeks before the hospital is set to close on November 1st.
Former President Jimmy Carter turns 98 tomorrow.
The Federal Reserve is cracking down hard on inflation, in hopes of avoiding a repeat of the 1970s, when price hikes were so sustained, they got baked in to people's thinking.
Rosalynn Carter's work is overdue for recognition. She has been married to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter for 76 years, but her achievements as first lady and at the Carter Center stand alone.
Rosalynn Carter turns 95 Thursday, and her birthday is being marked with butterflies. A friend says the wife of former President Jimmy Carter has a fascination with butterflies dating back to her childhood in Plains, Georgia. That interest led to the formation of the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail, which was established after the former first lady grew concerned about the future of butterflies.
Biden has been faulted for speeches that do not seem to meet the moment or lack the urgency to compel others to follow. His soothing approach to issues that prompt anger has often failed to soothe.
July 7, 2022, marks the 76th wedding anniversary for Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. The former president and first lady are celebrating at their home in Plains, Ga.
The number of people infected with Guinea worm dropped to just over a dozen worldwide last year as health workers try to eradicate the disease. The disease infected 3.5 million people globally before The Carter Center began leading eradication efforts in the 1980s.
Jimmy Carter is known for many things: Building affordable houses, helping to cure diseases, brokering peace… the list goes on. What you may not know him for is music.
Monday on Political Rewind: The latest campaign financial reports in races across the state reveal once again the staggering sums of money that now are commonplace in political campaigns. After releasing his first campaign ad late last week, Gov. Kemp traveled to Perry, Ga., over the weekend to launch his bid for reelection. Meanwhile, GPB and the AJC reviewed the use of drop boxes in 2020 voting.
Friday on Political Rewind: A new documentary by two Georgia-born filmmakers, brothers Will and Jim Pattiz make the case that Carter was a visionary who promoted policies far ahead of their time; on racial justice, world peace, sustainable energy and much more.
Thursday on Political Rewind, the three men awaiting trial for murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery now also face federal hate crimes charges. Federal indictment could lead to life sentences for Travis and Gregory McMichael and Roddie Bryan. And, after telling the nation that America is on the move again in a speech before a joint session of Congress last night, President Joe Biden is in Georgia today.
Political analyst and writer Jonathan Alter is out with a new and comprehensive biography of former president Jimmy Carter. It’s called His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, A Life. The narrative spans Carter’s childhood growing up in Georgia to his roles as the state’s governor and U.S. President, and beyond.
Alter joined Political Rewind to talk about the new book, sharing a historical and political perspective, as well as some lesser-known stories about the legendary peanut farmer-turned-president.
Virginia Prescott speaks with the creators of a new documentary, "Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President." The film follows the president who loved all forms of indigenous American music and how he used it to build bridges.