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Campaign Spot: Jimmy Carter's Bio (1976)
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Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter was a Washington outsider, a position he stressed during his campaign.
Jimmy Carter vs. 'Killer Rabbit'
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Timothy Dickinson tells us the story of Jimmy Carter vs the killer rabbit.
Campaign Spot: Southerner Jimmy Carter (1976)
Campaign Spot: Southerner Jimmy Carter (1976)Video Clip (0:51)
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Carter reminds his fellow southerners that there had not been a president from the deep South since 1848, in a radio commercial meant to appeal to the deep South. Ultimately Carter won this region, but Ford got more white southern votes.
Carter on the Persian Gulf 1980
Carter on the Persian Gulf 1980Video Clip (1:00)
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President Jimmy Carter in this address says the Soviet Union and the Persian Gulf are threats to our security, in this History Channel video. He said we should address these issues peacefully.
Jimmy Carter on Defense
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President Jimmy Carter, when questioned on our defense said we should resolve troubles around the world through negotiation, in this History Channel video. He said Ronald Reagan was for war.
Jimmy Carter on Military
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President Jimmy Carter states his goal of keeping peace in this History Channel video. He said that eight years before him our military strength was down and he wants to increase our strength.
Jimmy Carter on Terrorism
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During the Iranian hostage crisis, President Jimmy Carter states his commitment against terrorism during a Barbara Walters interview, in this History Channel video. He named other acts of terrorism against Jews in France and Israel.
Deconstructing History: White House
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It may not have been home to the president until 1800 or even called the White House until 1901, but it remains a symbol of freedom and democracy throughout the world.
Presidential Fun Facts
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The Oval Office has been filled with extraordinary presidents, but did you know about these not-so-famous firsts?
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Speeches & Audio (13)
Carter Accepts Presidential Nomination
Carter Accepts Presidential NominationAudio Clip (1:25)
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After announcing in 1974 his intention to run for president, Jimmy Carter officially accepts his party's nomination at the Democratic National Convention on July 15, 1976.
Carter's Inaugural Address
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On January 20, 1977, after being sworn in as the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter delivers a short speech and, along with his wife and daughter, walks during the Inaugural Parade from Capitol Hill to the White House. He was the first president to make the journey on foot.
Carter Signs the Panama Canal Treaty
Carter Signs the Panama Canal TreatyAudio Clip (1:18)
Audio Clip (1:18)
On September 7, 1977, President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos signed the Panama Canal Treaty, which ceded U.S. control of the canal beginning in 2000 and guaranteed the neutrality of the waterway thereafter. President Carter delivers a speech on the occasion of the treaty signing.
Jimmy Carter on Human Rights
Jimmy Carter on Human RightsAudio Clip (3:58)
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In his address before the United Nations General Assembly on March 17, 1977, President Jimmy Carter lays out his plan for advancing the cause of human rights.
Menachem Begin at Camp David Summit
Menachem Begin at Camp David SummitAudio Clip (4:39)
Audio Clip (4:39)
At the conclusion of the Camp David Summit, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin delivers a speech on September 17, 1978, expressing his gratitude to President Jimmy Carter, who helped negotiate the first peace treaty between Israel and an Arab nation.
Anwar el-Sadat at Camp David Summit
Anwar el-Sadat at Camp David SummitAudio Clip (2:46)
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On September 17, 1978, at the end of the 13-day Camp David Summit that resulted in the first-ever peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat thanks President Jimmy Carter for his critical role in the peace process.
Jimmy Carter's Remarks on Camp David Summit
Jimmy Carter's Remarks on Camp David SummitAudio Clip (3:33)
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In 1978, President Jimmy Carter held a 13-day summit with Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, helping to broker the first-ever peace treaty between Israel and one of its Arab neighbors. On September 17, at the end of the summit, President Carter describes the two agreements the two world leaders will sign.
Carter on Crisis of Confidence
Carter on Crisis of ConfidenceAudio Clip (3:43)
Audio Clip (3:43)
On July 15, 1979, with gasoline prices skyrocketing, President Jimmy Carter delivers his fifth speech on the energy crisis since taking office. He seeks to make an impact by focusing not just on the energy problem but also on the "crisis of confidence" facing Americans.
Carter Imposes Oil Embargo During Hostage Crisis
Carter Imposes Oil Embargo During Hostage CrisisAudio Clip (0:54)
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On November 4, 1979, a group of student revolutionaries in Iran seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, holding more than 60 Americans hostage. On November 11, President Jimmy Carter imposed an oil embargo against Iran, which he explains in an address to the nation.
Carter Pledges to Admit Cuban Refugees
Carter Pledges to Admit Cuban RefugeesAudio Clip (0:26)
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In April 1980, for the first time in seven years, Cuban leader Fidel Castro authorized emigration out of Cuba by the country's citizens. In an address to the nation, President Carter emphasizes America's open-arms policy to political refugees.
Carter on Failed Iran Hostage Rescue
Carter on Failed Iran Hostage RescueAudio Clip (1:30)
Audio Clip (1:30)
On April 11, 1980, President Jimmy Carter approved a military operation to rescue the remaining 52 American hostages from the hands of young revolutionaries who had seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in November 1979. After the mission ends with eight U.S.servicemen dead and no hostages freed, President Carter discusses the event at a press conference.
Jimmy Carter Delivers Concession Speech
Jimmy Carter Delivers Concession SpeechAudio Clip (0:45)
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Carter Calls for Boycott of 1980 Moscow Olympics
Carter Calls for Boycott of 1980 Moscow OlympicsAudio Clip (1:39)
Audio Clip (1:39)
President Jimmy Carter announces that U.S. athletes will not attend the Summer Olympic Games in Moscow unless the Soviets withdraw from Afghanistan by the stated deadline of February 20, 1980.
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