Tuesday's service celebrated the former first lady's accomplishments and humanity with songs, scripture and poetry. Members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus and country stars Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks performed some of Mrs. Carter's favorite compositions.
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.
Carter historian E. Stanly Godbold says Rosalynn Carter, who died Sunday at the age of 96, made "the world a more caring place."
Former first lady Rosalynn Carter died Sunday at age 96. People from around the world are remembering her life and work.
Rosalynn Carter, partner of 39th U.S. President Jimmy Carter, changed the way Americans view mental health, and spent decades reducing stigma and fighting diseases through her work at the Carter Center.
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers is hosting at Plains High School a special screening of Unconditional by award-winning filmmaker Richard Lui. RCI will have a post-screening Q&A discussion featuring RCI ambassador Paurvi Bhatt who is the co-author of the new foreword in the re-release of Mrs. Carter’s book, Helping Yourself Help Others.
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.
Rosalynn Carter's work is at the heart of the Carter Center's mission. The organization's executives explored the former first lady's career in this wide-ranging interview with GPB News, as heard on Political Rewind.
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.
Jimmy Carter's grandson says the former president remains in good spirits three months after entering end-of-life care at home. Jason Carter says his grandfather follows public discussion of his legacy and even enjoys regular servings of ice cream.
As Jimmy Carter rests in hospice care at his home in Georgia, The Associated Press reached out to former political prisoners who credit him with saving their lives. Carter is known around the world for trying to put human rights at the center of America's foreign policy.
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.
The Carter Center said Tuesday that only 13 human cases of Guinea worm disease were reported worldwide last year. After decades of progress, the eradication program's director cautioned the end phase of the global effort to eradicate the parasitic disease will be "the most difficult."
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.