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Pantechnicon; Jimmy Carter


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Jimmy Carter
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"GBH Radio's nightly magazine of issues, arts, and ideas in New England." Series release date: 6/20/1977

Program Description

Jimmy Carter's story is one of the greatest dramas in American politics. Twenty years ago, he was overwhelmingly voted out of office in a humiliating defeat. Today, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jimmy Carter is one of the most admired statesmen and humanitarians in America and the world. Episode 1: “Jimmy who?” Former Naval officer, peanut farmer, born-again Christian and one-term governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter miraculously captures the White House in 1976. He finds governing in Washington even more difficult than getting there. Episode 2: Hostage Carter secures his place in history by brokering the first Middle East peace treaty. But he is caught in a maelstrom: an energy crisis, runaway inflation, hostages in Iran. Following his defeat by Ronald Reagan, Carter transforms himself from failed president to revered peacemaker and humanitarian.



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Fitzgerald (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Pantechnicon; Jimmy Carter,” 07/23/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 20, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_111FE12A09FA478B8E65946EF74C34DB.
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