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Jimmy Carter


  • Jimmy Carter, Public Historian

    by Evan A. Kutzler

    The work that the Carters do at the local level meets the National Council on Public History's inclusive definition of the field: "public history describes the many and diverse ways in which history is put to work in the world."



  • Trump follows in the footsteps of man he claims to despise

    by Bruce J. Schulman

    A Washington outsider, anathema to his party’s establishment, rides a wave of discontent with politics-as-usual to an early lead in the presidential nominating contest. Donald Trump in 2016? No, Jimmy Carter in 1976.



  • Jimmy Carter's Blood-Soaked Legacy Part 2

    by Matt Peppe

    Despite campaigning on a promise to make respect for human rights a central tenet of the conduct of American foreign policy, Carter’s actions consistently prioritized economic and security interests over humanitarian concerns.



  • President Carter’s vice-presidential legacy

    by Joel K. Goldstein

    Part of his underappreciated legacy as president was the historic role he played in elevating the vice presidency from an awkward, standby position to a constructive part of government on an ongoing basis.