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Jimmy Carter

39th President of the United States 1977–1981add

Category: Politics

Born in 1924.

Countries: United States (67%), (6%), Israel (2%)

Main connections: Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, White House

Linked to: The New York Times, Democratic Party, Carter Center, Habitat for Humanity

 

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Jimmy Carter was born in 1924 add something


1926

Charles Duncan, Jr. - "'Charles William Duncan, Jr."' is an American entrepreneur, administrator, and statesman best known for serving as U.S. Secretary of Energy on the Cabinet of President Jimmy Carter from 1979 to 1981


1937

Carter was a gifted student from an early age who always had a fondness for reading. add something


1940

Instruments of Statecraft: US Guerrilla Warfare, Counterinsurgency, and Counterterrorism, 1940–1990 Chap. add something


1943

Later, he applied to the United States Naval Academy and, after taking additional mathematics courses at Georgia Tech, he was admitted in 1943. add something


1953

Lieutenant Carter resigned his commission, and he was discharged from the Navy on October 9, 1953. add something


1956

America in Search of Itself: The Making of the President, 1956–1980. add something


1959

The visit made Carter the first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since the Cuban revolution of 1959. add something


1964

Carter was reelected in 1964, to serve a second two-year term. add something


1966

In 1966, Carter declined running for re-election as a state senator to pursue a gubernatorial run. add something

 

In 1966, during the end of his career as a state senator, he flirted with the idea of running for the United States House of Representatives. add something


1970

For the next four years, Carter returned to his agriculture business and carefully planned for his next campaign for Governor in 1970, making over 1,800 speeches throughout the state. add something

 

Benjamin A. Gilman - He become involved with world hunger in the 1970s, authoring the legislation creating a presidential Commission Against Hunger, to which he was subsequently appointed by President Jimmy Carter


1971

Carter was sworn in as the 76th Governor of Georgia on January 12, 1971 and held this post for one term, until January 14, 1975. add something


1972

After the US Supreme Court overturned Georgia's death penalty law in 1972, Carter quickly proposed state legislation to replace the death penalty with life in prison. add something

 

Govern was unelectable. add something

 

Thomas Robert Malthus - Other examples of applied Malthusianism include the 1972 book "The Limits to Growth" and the Global 2000 report to the President of the United States of America Jimmy Carter


1973

In 1973, while Governor of Georgia, Carter filed a report on his 1969 UFO sighting with the International UFO Bureau in Oklahoma City. add something

 

Cecil Taylor - He began to garner critical, if not popular, acclaim, playing for Jimmy Carter on the White House Lawn, lecturing as an in-residence artist at universities, and eventually being *awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1973 and a MacArthur Fellowship in 1991


1974

Carter made an appearance as the first guest of the evening on an episode of the game show What's My Line in 1974, signing in as "X", lest his name give away his occupation. add something

 

In 1974, Carter was chairman of the Democratic National Committee's congressional, as well as gubernatorial, campaigns. add something

 

Ed Bradley - In 1974, he moved to Washington, D.C., and was promoted to covering the Carter campaign in 1976


1976

Carter began the race with a sizable lead over Ford, who was able to narrow the gap over the course of the campaign, but was unable to prevent Carter from narrowly defeating him on November 2, 1976. add something

 

Carter was elected over Gerald Ford in 1976. add something

 

In 1976, the Supreme Court upheld Georgia's new death penalty for murder. add something

 

When Carter entered the Democratic Party presidential primaries in 1976, he was considered to have little chance against nationally better-known politicians. add something

 

Yet "by mid-March 1976 Carter was not only far ahead of the active contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, he led President Ford by a few percentage points", according to Shoup. add something

 

Betty Ford - After Gerald Ford's defeat by Jimmy Carter in the 1976 Presidential election she delivered her husband's concession speech because he lost his voice while campaigning

 

Michele Bachmann - Bachmann was a supporter of Jimmy Carter in 1976, and she and her husband worked on his campaign.

 

Stewart Udall - He was the brother of U.S. Representative and 1976 presidential candidate, Mo Udall; he served as Mo's campaign manager during the Democratic primary election, which Mo lost to Jimmy Carter

 

Walter Mondale - In 1976 Carter, the Democratic presidential nominee, chose Mondale as his vice presidential running mate in the forthcoming election

 

Dave Treen - In 1976, Treen polled 73,3 percent in a race against a nominal Democratic opponent while the Democrat Jimmy Carter carried Louisiana over Gerald R. Ford

 

Frank G. Wisner - In 1976, at the beginning of the Carter administration, he served under Cyrus Vance as Deputy Executive Secretary of the Department of State

 

Richard Holbrooke - In the summer of 1976, Holbrooke left "Foreign Policy" to serve as campaign coordinator for national security affairs to Governor Jimmy Carter in his bid for the White House

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton - Later that year, President Jimmy_Carter appointed her to the board of directors of the Legal Services Corporation, and she served in that capacity from 1978 until the end of 1981.

 

John Glenn - Metzenbaum would go on to seek a rematch against Taft in 1976, winning a close race on Jimmy Carter's coattails

 

Walter Mondale - When Jimmy Carter won the Democratic nomination for president in 1976, he chose Mondale as his running mate

 

Lloyd Bentsen - However, in the May 1, 1976, primary Jimmy Carter won 92 of Texas's 98 delegates


1977

Jimmy Carter is sworn in as the 39th President of the United States by Chief Justice Warren Burger, January 20, 1977. add something

 

Jimmy Carter and Andy Warhol 1977.

1977


src: Andy Warhol

 

William Hsiao - Eventually, in 1977, the Congress passed and President Jimmy Carter signed into law one of the most comprehensive legislative efforts to bolster the Social security system

 

Betty Ford - Ford continued to be an active leader and activist of the feminist movement after the Ford administration, and continued to strongly advocate and lobby politicians and state legislatures for passage of the ERA. In 1977, President Jimmy Carter appointed Ford to the second National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year

 

Gerald Ford - Ford's successor, Jimmy Carter, opened his 1977 inaugural address by praising the outgoing President, saying, "For myself and for our Nation, I want to thank my predecessor for all he has done to heal our land.

 

Elliot Richardson - From 1977 to 1980, he served as an Ambassador at Large and Special Representative of President Jimmy Carter for the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and head of the U.S. delegation to the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea

 

Larry Flynt - He was an evangelical Christian for one year, converted in 1977 by evangelist Ruth Carter Stapleton, the sister of President Jimmy Carter

 

Walter E. Foran - He was elected to the New Jersey Senate in 1977, taking the seat of Anne Clark Martindell, a Democrat who resigned to serve in a series of positions in the Carter administration including United States Ambassador to New Zealand

 

Butch Otter - In 1977, incumbent Democrat Governor Cecil Andrus was appointed to become U.S. Secretary of Interior under President Jimmy Carter.

 

A. David Mazzone - In 1977, was nominated to the federal bench by President Jimmy Carter, and he was sworn in in March, 1978

 

Gerald Ford - It was the first act signed by Carter, on January 20, 1977.

 

David McCullough - Later in 1977, McCullough travelled to the White House to advise Jimmy Carter and the United States Senate on the Torrijos-Carter Treaties, which would give Panama control of the Canal

 

Alejandro Orfila - Orfila's influence in U.S. foreign policy circles, however, remained marginal until the advent of the Administration of U.S. President Jimmy Carter in early 1977

 

Milton A. Wolf - President Jimmy Carter named him as Ambassador to Austria in 1977

 

Mary Edwards Walker - President Jimmy Carter restored her medal posthumously in 1977

 

Theodore Bikel - U.S. President Jimmy Carter appointed him to serve on the National Council for the Arts in 1977 for a six-year term

 

John Lewis (U.S. politician) - In January 1977, incumbent Democrat U.S. Congressman Andrew Young, of Georgia's 5th congressional district, decided to resign in order to become the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. under President Jimmy Carter.

 

John Lennon - The following year, his US immigration status finally resolved, Lennon received his "green card" certifying his permanent residency, and when Jimmy Carter was inaugurated as president in January 1977, Lennon and Ono attended the Inaugural Ball

 

Brock Adams - On January 22, 1977, Adams resigned to become the fifth Secretary of Transportation following his appointment by President Jimmy Carter and confirmation by the Senate

 

Yitzhak Rabin - Following the March 1977 meeting between Rabin and U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Rabin publicly announced that the U.S. supported the Israeli idea of defensible borders; Carter issued a clarification

 

Gilbert S. Merritt, Jr. - President Jimmy Carter nominated him to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on August 25, 1977, for the seat vacated by William Ernest Miller


1978

In 1978, Carter declared a federal emergency in the neighborhood of Love Canal in the city of Niagara Falls, New York, New York. add something

 

This coalition swiftly gained legislative results in 1978. add something

 

Though he made efforts to address many of these issues in 1978, the approval he won from his reforms did not last long. add something

 

Neil Armstrong - Along with Collins and Aldrin, Armstrong was *awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Richard_Nixon; in 1978, President Jimmy Carter presented Armstrong the Congressional Space Medal of Honor in 1978; he and his former crewmates received the Congressional Gold Medal in 2009

 

Suzan Shown Harjo - In 1978 President Jimmy Carter appointed her a congressional liaison for Indian Affairs

 

Bruce Sundlun - In 1978, President Jimmy Carter appointed him as a member of the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy where he served two four-year terms, and that same year, he was appointed by Governor J. Joseph Garrahy as a Rhode Island Commodore

 

Minnie Riperton - In 1978, Riperton received the American Cancer Society's Courage *award which was presented to her at the White House by President Jimmy Carter

 

Calvin Graham - In 1978, he was finally awarded an honorable discharge, and after writing to Congress and with the approval of President Jimmy Carter, all medals but his Purple Heart were reinstated

 

Richard Nixon - Nixon joins Gerald_Ford and President Jimmy_Carter at the White House for the funeral of former Vice President Hubert Humphrey, 1978.

 

Leontyne Price - President Jimmy Carter invited her to sing a nationally televised recital at the White House in 1978, and she returned to sing for a State Dinner after the signing of the Camp David Accords and on the visit of Pope John Paul II.

 

Robert W. Sweet - Sweet was appointed to the federal court for the Southern District of New York by President Jimmy Carter and confirmed in 1978

 

Tom Ammiano - The anti-Briggs movement, supported by people as diverse as Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, was successful in defeating the initiative in 1978

 

Pete Domenici - The legislation was signed by President Jimmy Carter in 1978

 

Petey Greene - On March 8, 1978, he was invited as a guest to the White House by United States President Jimmy Carter to honour visiting Yugoslavian President Josip Broz Tito

 

Chiang Ching-kuo - However, in December 1978, U.S. President, Jimmy Carter announced that the United States would no longer recognize the ROC as the legitimate government of China


1979

During 1979, Carter deregulated the American beer industry by opening access of the home-brew market back up to the craft brewers, making it again legal to sell malt, hops, and yeast to American home brewers for the first time since the effective 1920 beginning of Prohibition in the United States. add something

 

Amalya Lyle Kearse - Appointed to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, she was the first woman and only the second black person on the court

 

Unita Blackwell - Blackwell became a voice for rural housing and development, and in 1979 President Jimmy Carter invited her to an Energy Summit at Camp David

 

Raul Hilberg - Hilberg was appointed to the President's Commission on the Holocaust by Jimmy Carter in 1979

 

Leon Charney - In 1979, Charney played an important role as the unofficial adviser to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, most well known for his behind-the-scenes role in the Camp David accord which created the first comprehensive peace between Israel and Egypt in 1978 and 1979

 

Leslie Coffelt - In 1979, President Jimmy Carter commuted Collazo's sentence to time served, and granted the man release

 

Bob Clement - In 1979, President Jimmy Carter tapped him for an unexpired term on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority

 

Barry Goldwater - In 1979, when President Carter normalized relations with Communist China, Goldwater and some other senators sued him in the Supreme Court, arguing that the president could not terminate the Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty with Republic of China without the approval of Congress

 

Richard Nixon - Nixon journeyed to the White House in 1979, invited by Carter for the state dinner for Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping.

 

Richard Nixon - Nixon speaks with Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping and US President Jimmy Carter at the White House, 1979.

 

Margaret Mead - On January 19, 1979, President Jimmy Carter announced that he was awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously to Mead

 

Abner J. Mikva - On May 29, 1979, Mikva was nominated by President Jimmy Carter to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

 

Pope John Paul II - While some of his trips were to places previously visited by Pope Paul VI, John Paul II became the first pope to visit the White House in October 1979, where he was greeted warmly by then-President Jimmy Carter

 

Thomas Watson, Jr. - After recovering, he was appointed by Jimmy Carter to be Ambassador to the Soviet Union, serving from October 29, 1979 to January 15, 1981


1980

What Carter had that his opponents did not was the acceptance and support of elite sectors of the mass communications media. add something

 

Jesse Owens - A few months before his death, Owens had tried unsuccessfully to convince President Jimmy Carter not to boycott the 1980 Moscow Olympics

 

Jean Schmidt - At their debate at Chatfield College, Hackett said "If you think America is on the right track and we need more of the same, I'm not your candidate" and asked "Are you better off today than you were five years ago?", echoing Ronald Reagan's question in his debate with Jimmy Carter in 1980.

 

Craig Beardsley - Beardsley qualified for the star-crossed U.S. Olympic team in 1980, but could not participate when, at the behest of U.S. President Jimmy Carter, the U.S. Olympic Committee voted to boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Russia after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in late 1979

 

Eldon Rudd - During the 1980 presidential election, Rudd, with help from FBI colleagues with access to security officials at the White House, allegedly obtained debate preparation documents prepared for President Jimmy Carter for his election debates against Republican nominee Ronald Reagan, and provided the so-called "Carter debate papers" to the Reagan presidential campaign

 

Sam Ervin - Ervin's son, Samuel J. Ervin III, was appointed in 1980 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit by President Jimmy Carter

 

Gerald Ford - Ford considered a run for the Republican nomination in 1980, foregoing numerous opportunities to serve on corporate boards to keep his options open for a grudge match with Carter.

 

Ron Paul - He spoke against the reinstatement of registration for the military draft in 1980, in opposition to President Jimmy Carter and the majority of his fellow Republican members of Congress.

 

Ted Kennedy - His one attempt, in the 1980 presidential election, resulted in a Democratic primary campaign loss to incumbent President Jimmy Carter

 

Ralph Abernathy - However, he shocked critics a few weeks before the 1980 November election, when he endorsed the front-runner, Ronald Reagan over the struggling presidential campaign of Jimmy Carter

 

Tracy Caulkins - However, the United States Olympic team boycotted the 1980 Games at the behest of U.S. President Jimmy Carter, following the Soviet Union's 1979 invasion of Afghanistan

 

Ansel Adams - In 1980 Jimmy Carter awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor

 

Barry Goldwater, Jr. - In 1980, Goldwater campaigned for family friend and Governor of California Ronald Reagan, who won the presidential election against Jimmy Carter

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - In 1980, President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

 

Robert Penn Warren - In 1980, Warren was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter

 

Tad Devine - In 1980, he worked on President Jimmy Carter's reelection campaign as a delegate tracker

 

David Larson - Larson was selected for the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team, but was unable to compete because U.S. President Jimmy Carter organized the boycott of the Moscow Olympics in protest of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

 

Max Reinhardt - One of his grandsons , Stephen Reinhardt, is a labor lawyer who has served notably on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit since his appointment by Jimmy Carter in 1980

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - President Jimmy Carter appointed Ginsburg to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on April 14, 1980, to the seat of recently deceased judge Harold Leventhal

 

John Y. Brown, Jr. - The state had expected to cover the cost of the repairs using federal revenue sharing funds, but President Jimmy Carter ordered a halt to the funds in May 1980

 

Lyndon LaRouche - In December 1980, LaRouche and his followers started what came to be known as the "October Surprise" allegation, namely that in October 1980 Ronald Reagan's campaign staff conspired with the Iranian government during the Iran hostage crisis to delay the release of 52 American hostages held in Iran, with the aim of helping Reagan win the 1980 presidential election against Jimmy Carter


1981

Former President and First Lady Carter wave from their aircraft after the inauguration of Ronald Reagan on January 20, 1981. add something

 

In 1981, Carter returned to Georgia to his peanut farm, which he had placed into a blind trust during his presidency to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest. add something

 

Ron Paul - He later recalled being the only Republican to vote against Reagan budget proposals in 1981, aghast that "in 1977, Jimmy Carter proposed a budget with a $38 billion deficit, and every Republican in the House voted against it.

 

Gerald Ford - Their close friendship developed after Carter had left office, with the catalyst being their trip together to the funeral of Anwar el-Sadat in 1981.

 

Warren Christopher - President Jimmy Carter *awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian *award, on January 16, 1981


1982

He was introduced to Carter in 1982 by Bert Lance, one of Carter's closest friends. add something

 

In 1982, he established The Carter Center in Atlanta to advance human rights and alleviate unnecessary human suffering. add something

 

Khalid of Saudi Arabia - The delivery of the first of sixty F-15s under the agreement approved by Carter arrived in the kingdom in 1982


1984

The Soviet Union retaliated by boycotting the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and did not withdraw troops from Afghanistan until 1989. add something


1989

The Carter Center has monitored 81 elections in 33 countries since 1989. add something


1991

In 1991, BCCI was seized by regulators, amid allegations of criminal activities, including illegally having control of several U.S. banks. add something


1994

Carter led a mission to Haiti in 1994 with Senator Sam Nunn and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Colin Powell to avert a US-led multinational invasion and restore to power Haiti's democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. add something

 

In 1994, North Korea had expelled investigators from the International Atomic Energy Agency and was threatening to begin processing spent nuclear fuel. add something

 

William Jefferson Clinton - Jimmy Carter had made a similar visit in 1994.

 

Norman Borlaug - Visiting Ethiopia in 1994, Jimmy Carter won Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's support for a campaign seeking to aid farmers, using the fertilizer diammonium phosphate and Borlaug's methods

 

Sam Nunn - In September 1994, Sam Nunn, former President Jimmy Carter and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell were asked by President Bill Clinton to go to Haiti in order to force the departure of the military dictator Lieutenant General Raoul Cédras


1996

Corazon Aquino - In 1996, she received the J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding from the Fulbright Association, joining past recipients such as Jimmy Carter and Nelson Mandela


1998

In 1998, the US Navy named the third and last Seawolf-class submarine honoring former President Carter and his service as a submariner officer. add something


1999

Among the honors Carter has received are the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1999 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. add something

 

Carter called for commutations of death sentences for many death-row inmates, including Brian K. Baldwin, Kenneth Foster (sentence in Texas commuted in 2007) and Troy Anthony Davis (executed in Georgia in 2011). add something

 

Carter played a key role in negotiation of the Nairobi Agreement in 1999 between Sudan and Uganda. add something


2000

Abedi made generous donations to the Carter Center and the Global 2000 Project. add something

 

In 2000, Carter severed ties with the Southern Baptist Convention, saying the group's doctrines did not align with his Christian beliefs. add something


2001

In 2001, Bush had taken a confrontational position toward North Korea and, in January 2002, named it as part of an "Axis of Evil". add something

 

In 2001, Carter criticized President Bill Clinton's controversial pardon of Marc Rich, calling it "disgraceful" and suggesting that Rich's financial contributions to the Democratic Party were a factor in Clinton's action. add something

 

Gerald Ford - Ford and Carter served as honorary co-chairs of the National Commission on Federal Election Reform in 2001 and of the Continuity of Government Commission in 2002.


2002

Carter and experts from The Carter Center assisted unofficial Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in designing a model agreement for peace–-called the Geneva Accord–-in 2002–2003. add something

 

In 2002, President Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work "to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development" through The Carter Center. add something

 

Carter visited Cuba in May 2002 and had full discussions with Fidel Castro and the Cuban government. add something

 

In December 2002, the Agreed Framework collapsed as a result of a dispute between the George W. Bush Administration and the North Korean government of Kim Jong-il. add something

 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen - She attempted to block Jimmy Carter's visit to the island in 2002.

 

Walter Mondale - Mondale spoke before the Senate on September 4, 2002, when he delivered a lecture on his service, with commentary on the transformation of the office of the Vice President during the Carter administration, the Senate cloture rule for ending debate, and his view on the future of the Senate in U.S. political history


2003

In a 2003 New York Times editorial, Carter warned against the consequences of a war in Iraq and urged restraint in use of military force. add something


2004

Carter observed the Venezuela recall elections on August 15, 2004. add something

 

Morris S. Arnold - For his first twelve years, until 2004, he served on the court alongside his older brother, Richard S. Arnold, a Democrat appointed by President Jimmy Carter


2005

In June 2005, Carter urged the closing of the Guantanamo Bay Prison in Cuba, which has been a focal point for recent claims of prisoner abuse. add something


2006

Steve Israel - In 2006, Israel harshly criticized Jimmy Carter for his book Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid and at the same time criticized the Palestinian government.


2007

Although Carter has received mixed reviews in both television and film documentaries, such as the Man from Plains, the 2009 documentary, Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace, credits Carter's efforts at Camp David, which brought peace between Israel and Egypt, with bringing the only meaningful peace to the Middle East. add something

 

In 2007, Carter stated that he did not remember why he filed the report and that he believes he probably only did it at the request of one of his children. add something

 

President Jimmy Carter at Brandeis University, The Carter Center, January 23, 2007. add something

 

Stein, "My Problem with Jimmy Carter's Book," Middle East Forum, Spring, 2007. add something

 

In May 2007, while arguing that the United States should directly talk to Iran, Carter again stated that Israel has 150 nuclear weapons in its arsenal. add something

 

Jonathan Demme - In 2007, Demme's film Man from Plains, a documentary about former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's book tour in promotion of his book Palestine: Peace not Apartheid, premiered at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals.


2008

Due to his status as former President, Carter was a superdelegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention. add something

 

In a 2008 interview with Amnesty International, Carter criticized the alleged use of torture at Guantanamo Bay, saying that it "contravenes the basic principles on which this nation was founded. add something

 

The group held its first meeting in Atlanta, January 30 through February 1, 2008. add something

 

Within this Mid-East trip, Carter laid a wreath on the grave of Yasser Arafat in Ramallah on April 14, 2008. add something

 

Following Ecuador's severing of ties with Colombia in March 2008, Carter brokered a deal for agreement between the countries' respective presidents on the restoration of low-level diplomatic relations announced June 8, 2008. add something

 

In April 2008, the London-based Arabic newspaper Al-Hayat reported that Carter met with exiled Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal on his visit to Syria. add something

 

In November 2008, President Carter, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, and Graca Machel, wife of Nelson Mandela, were stopped from entering Zimbabwe, to inspect the human rights situation, by President Robert Mugabe's government. add something

 

In December 2008, Carter visited Damascus again, where he met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, and the Hamas leadership. add something

 

Sue Myrick - In April 2008, Myrick called on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to revoke former President Jimmy Carter's passport for defying U.S. policy and meeting with the leaders of the militant group Hamas, including the exiled Khaled Mashaal, on his visit to Syria.

 

Sam Nunn - In an interview published June 4, 2008 by the "Guardian", former President Jimmy Carter said that he favored Nunn, a fellow Georgian, as Obama's possible choice for Vice President


2009

New Mexico abolished the death penalty in 2009. add something


2010

Jack's son Jason was elected to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. add something

 

President?: Jimmy Carter, America's 'Malaise,' and the Speech That Should Have Changed the Country, Bloomsbury USA, 2010. add something

 

Carter visited with three officials from Hamas who have been living at the International Red Cross office in Jerusalem since July 2010. add something

 

In August 2010, Carter traveled to North Korea in an attempt to secure the release of Aijalon Mahli Gomes. add something

 

Kim Kye Gwan - He was present at the airport to greet Jimmy Carter on his arrival in North Korea for a visit in August 2010 concerning the release of an American teacher imprisoned by North Korea

 

Kim Jong-un - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter visited China in early September 2010, and discussed the issue of North Korean leadership succession with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao


2011

They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in July 2011, making them the second-longest wed Presidential couple after George and Barbara Bush, a position they have held since passing John and Abigail Adams on July 10, 2000. add something

 

George H. W. Bush - At 66 years in 2011, they still hold the record, by a year and a half, over Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

 

George Herbert Walker Bush - At 66 years in 2011, they still hold the record, by a year and a half, over Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter.


2012

In the Republican party 2012 Presidential primary, Carter endorsed former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney in mid-September, not because he supports Romney, but because he feels Obama's re-election bid would be strengthened in a race against Romney. add something

 

In March 2012, during an interview on "The Laura Ingraham Show", Carter expressed his view that the Democratic Party should be more pro-life add something

 

As of September 8, 2012, Carter has lived longer after leaving office than any other U.S. President add something


2013

In a statement in January 2013, Carter said that the view that women are inferior is not confined to one faith, "nor, tragically does its influence stop at the walls of the church, mosque, synagogue or temple add something

 

In July 2013, Carter expressed his criticism of current federal surveillance programs as disclosed by Edward Snowden indicating that "America has no functioning democracy at this moment add something


2014

In August 2014, Carter was joined by Mary Robinson during the 2014 Israel- Gaza conflict with the pair pressing for the inclusion of Hamas as an actor in peace talks with Israel, recognition of the group as a legitimate political entity, and the lifting of the siege of Gaza add something

 

As of October 27, 2014, Carter has lived longer after leaving the White House than any other U.S. President add something


2015

As of 2015, he is the second oldest of America's four living former presidents add something

 

On August 3, 2015, Carter underwent elective surgery to remove "a small mass" on his liver, and his prognosis for a full recovery was initially said to be "excellent" add something

 

On August 12, 2015, following surgery to remove a tumor from his liver, Carter disclosed that he has cancer add something

 

On December 6, 2015 Carter said in a statement that his cancer was gone add something

 

On December 6, 2015, it was announced that his cancer 'had gone' add something

 

On December 20, 2015 while teaching a Sunday school class, Carter announced that his 28-year-old grandson Jeremy Carter had died from an unspecified illness add something


2017

On January 20, 2017, at age 92, Carter became the oldest president to attend a presidential inauguration add something

 

In July 2017, Carter concluded the US would eventually see the implementation of single-payer healthcare system add something

 

On August 10, 2017, amid threats of weaponry by both North Korean and American leadership toward each other, Carter assessed the rhetoric as having "probably eliminated any chance of good faith peace talks between the United States and North Korea add something

 

In September 2017, in response to Hurricane Harvey, Carter wrote an op-ed for CNN in which he stated the virtuous side of Americans is demonstrated in the aftermath of disasters, and appeared with all of the other former living presidents at the time in a public service announcement for One America Appeal, a Hurricane Harvey relief effort fundraiser add something

 

During an appearance at the Carter Center on September 12, 2017, Carter said North Korea was interested in having a peace treaty with the US guaranteeing neither country would attack barring their attacking a neighboring country and the US had declined doing so add something

 

On September 13, 2017, Carter said the publicity President Trump had brought to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by giving Congress a six month deadline to address the issue could result in comprehensive immigration reform not undertaken by both the Bush and Obama administrations while speaking to Emory University students add something

 

With President Carter turning 93 on October 1, 2017, four successive presidents; Ford , Carter , Reagan and George Herbert Walker Bush have reached the age of 93; a historic first add something


2018

On March 16, 2018, Carter became the second longest lived President in United States history after George H. W. Bush at 93 years, 166 days, surpassing Gerald Ford who held the record at 93 years, and 165 days when he died on December 26, 2006 until surpassed by Bush on November 25, 2017 add something

 

With Bush's death on November 30, 2018, Carter would become the longest-lived president on March 21, 2019 add something


2019

Carter could become the oldest living former president ever; on March 22, 2019, he will surpass George H. W. Bush add something

 

Carter teaches at Emory University in Atlanta, and in June 2019 was awarded tenure for 37 years of service add something