As GPB looks back on the work of Georgia native and 39th U.S. President Jimmy Carter, one of his most impactful accomplishments is the eradication campaign to combat Dracunculiasis, best known as Guinea worm disease.
The first national Women's History Week occurred in 1980. Seven years later, Congress passed a law designating March as Women's History Month.
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.
Since the announcement that former President Jimmy Carter would continue his hospice care at home after a few stays in the hospital, people around the world have used the Carter Center's Kudoboard to send him best wishes during this time.
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.
President Joe Biden and three former presidents have paid tribute to late Veterans Administration chief and U.S. senator Max Cleland, who lost limbs while serving in Vietnam. Cleland died of congestive heart failure in November at age 79, but his memorial service was delayed until Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.
John Chuldenko, a grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, is shining a light on the White House vinyl collection, which is outdated. The last records were added in 1980.
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.
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.
Jimmy Carter may be the only American president to have used the White House as a stepping stone. Turned out of office after one term, Carter went on to global esteem as a champion of public health, a geopolitical negotiator, and an advocate for democratic representation. His legislative record as president tells another story. Georgia-born brothers and filmmakers Will and Jim Pattiz, revive the debate over Carter’s White House legacy in their new film “Carterland.”
Former President Jimmy Carter has declared his opposition to restrictive voting proposals in his native Georgia.
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.
Former President Jimmy Carter is calling on Americans of privilege and power to fight racial injustice. The 95-year-old former president issued a...
Today on Political Rewind, our panel weighs in on former President Jimmy Carter's comments on the current impeachment inquiry in an interview with NBC...
Originally published Oct. 1, 2018. President Jimmy Carter is 94 on Monday. To commemorate his birthday, enjoy these photos that chronicle just a little...