Jimmy Carter: 'We never dropped a bomb. We never fired a bullet. We never went to war'
He may live a modest life in a one-horse town, but Jimmy Carter, now 86, retains his global vision. In Plains, Georgia, Carole Cadwalladr found the 39th US president full of energy… and determined to make a difference
About President Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), 39th president of the United States, was born October 1, 1924, in the small farming town of Plains, Georgia. In 1982, Carter founded The Carter Center, a non-governmental and non-profit organization with the purpose of advancing human rights and alleviating human suffering, including helping improve the quality of life for people in more than 80 countries.
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NAME: Jimmy Carter OCCUPATION: U.S. President BIRTH DATE: October 01, 1924 (Age: 87) EDUCATION: Georgia Southwestern College, Georgia Institute of Technology, US Naval Academy PLACE OF BIRTH: Plains, Georgia BEST KNOWN FOR: Jimmy Carter was the 39th president of the United States (1977-81) and later was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. James Earl…
James Earl Carter, Jr., , Thirty-ninth President (1977-1981)
James Earl Carter, Jr., 1980, Oil on canvas by Robert Clark Templeton In the early stages of the 1976 presidential campaign, the experts hardly gave a second thought to Jimmy Carter's chances of winning the Democratic nomination, much less the White House. But the former Georgia governor's "can-do," Washington outsider's image, along with his traditional populism, had great voter appeal, and in the final poll he emerged triumphant. Unfortunately, Carter did not prove as popular in the…
Jimmy Carter - he will be remembered for his post-presidential peace talks and human rights efforts. He has done more after leaving office than any other president ever. He is also the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.