Ceremonies celebrating the life of former first lady Rosalynn Carter, who died Nov. 19 at age 96, will take place from Monday, Nov. 27, to Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Atlanta and Sumter County, Georgia. Tune in for streaming coverage on GPB.org and GPB Radio and a television special on GPB-TV.
The family of Rosalynn Carter is beginning three days of memorials for the former first lady and global humanitarian who died Nov. 19 at the age of 96. There will be brief ceremonies Monday in the Carters' native Sumter County, Georgia, then Rosalynn Carter's remains will travel by motorcade to Atlanta, where she will lie in repose at The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum.
Plains, Ga., is mourning the death of the former U.S. first lady and global humanitarian. Lifelong residents and more recent transplants to Plains remembered Rosalynn Carter on Monday as an involved presence around town, despite all that she and former President Jimmy Carter achieved elsewhere.
Carter historian E. Stanly Godbold says Rosalynn Carter, who died Sunday at the age of 96, made "the world a more caring place."
The former first lady, 96, who was diagnosed with dementia in May, has been living at home in Plains, Ga. with former President Jimmy Carter, 99, who began receiving in-home hospice care in February.
Jimmy Carter has always been a man of discipline and habit. But the former president broke routine Sunday, putting off his practice of quietly watching church services online to instead celebrate his 99th birthday with his wife, Rosalynn, and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in Plains.
The Carter Center says former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, took a ride through the Plains Peanut Festival in their Georgia hometown over the weekend.
Friday on Political Rewind: In this pre-recorded conversation we discuss the outpouring of support for former first lady Rosalynn Carter as her family announced her dementia diagnosis. This news comes as she spent decades fighting to erase mental health stigma and find support for caregivers. We talk to executives at the Carter Center and the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers about her legacy.
The Carter Center is sharing the news that former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has dementia. The center says her family wants people to know that she continues to live happily at home with her husband, visiting with loved ones and enjoying the spring weather in Plains.
As a little-known Georgia governor, Jimmy Carter took his family and friends to Iowa and New Hampshire, where "the Peanut Brigade" set the modern standard for a retail campaign and helped elect Carter as the 39th president. But the long odds weren't just about 1976 for Carter, who is 98 and now receiving end-of-life care at his home in Plains, Georgia.
As the town of Plains, Ga., celebrates the life of the former president, one local health care clinic wouldn’t be here without him.
With former President Carter in hospice care, today’s President’s Day observance in his hometown of Plains, Ga. took on extra meaning. People there were reflecting on Carter’s time in office — and what he did afterwards. Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Grant Blankenship has more from Plains.
Carter is 98 years old and served as president from 1977 to 1981. The longest-lived former president has suffered from a series of health challenges in recent years.
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