His father, James Earl Carter, Sr. In the Navy he became a submariner, serving in both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and rising to the rank of lieutenant.
His father, James Earl Carter, Sr. In the Navy he became a submariner, serving in both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and rising to the rank of lieutenant. Chosen by Admiral Hyman Rickover for the nuclear submarine program, he was assigned to Schenectady, New York, where he took graduate work at Union College in reactor technology and nuclear physics and served as senior officer of the pre-commissioning crew of the Seawolf, the second nuclear submarine.
On July 7,he married Rosalynn Smith of Plains.
When his father died inhe resigned his naval commission and returned with his family to Georgia. He took over the Carter farms, and he and Rosalynn operated Carter's Warehouse, a general-purpose seed and farm supply company in Plains.
He quickly became a leader of the community, serving on county boards supervising education, the hospital authority, and the library. In he won election to the Georgia Senate. He lost his first gubernatorial campaign inbut won the next election, becoming Georgia's 76th governor on January 12, He was the Democratic National Committee campaign chairman for the congressional and gubernatorial elections.
He won his party's nomination on the first ballot at the Democratic National Convention and was elected president on November 2, Jimmy Carter served as president from January 20, to January 20, He championed human rights throughout the world. On the domestic side, the administration's achievements included a comprehensive energy program conducted by a new Department of Energy; deregulation in energy, transportation, communications, and finance; major educational programs under a new Department of Education; and major environmental protection legislation, including the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
Carter is the author of 32 books, many of which are now in revised editions: Why Not the Best? Memoirs of a President,; Negotiation: Insights into the Middle East, ; Everything to Gain: Adventures and Reflections,; Turning Point: Memories of a Rural Boyhood, ; Christmas in Plains: A Journey for All, Actively guided by President Carter, the nonpartisan and nonprofit Center addresses national and international issues of public policy.
Carter Center staff and associates join with President Carter in efforts to resolve conflict, promote democracy, protect human rights, and prevent disease and other afflictions.
The Center has spearheaded the international effort to eradicate Guinea worm disease, which is poised to be the second human disease in history to be eradicated.
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter volunteer one week a year for Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that helps needy people in the United States and in other countries renovate and build homes for themselves.
SincePresident Carter also has served as a member of The Elders, a group of independent global leaders. For recreation, he enjoys fly-fishing, woodworking, and swimming.
The Carters have three sons, one daughter, nine grandsons one deceasedthree granddaughters, five great-grandsons, and eight great-granddaughters.
Carter "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development.Nearly 40 years after leaving the White House, Jimmy Carter's legacy is still building.
With his wife Rosalynn, President Carter has put in 34 years helping make more than 4, homes in 14 countries. "Stuart Eizenstat's President Carter: The White House Years is an epic biography and first-class administrative history of our vastly underrated 39th president.
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Aug 17, · Carter is the only president in the modern era to return full-time to the house he lived in before he entered politics — a two-bedroom rancher assessed at $,, less than the value of the. President Carter: The White House Years, written by Stuart Eizenstat, the Carter Administration’s chief domestic policy adviser, provides an in-depth and inside look at the successes and failures of our nation’s 39th President.
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