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.
This year artists working within the orbit of the unstable category "roots music" got personal even as they explored complex cultural lineages and challenged the rules of established scenes and forms.
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.
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.
We spoke by phone to people from McRae, Plains and Valdosta about how Hurricanes may be the new normal for South Georgia.
A while back, Jimmy Carter needed a doctor. Not just for himself, but for everyone in his hometown of Plains, Georgia. The town’s single doctor had...