Jimmy Carter attends as family, presidents and first ladies celebrate Rosalynn Carter
Rosalynn Carter was remembered Tuesday as a former U.S. first lady who leveraged her fierce intellect and political power to put her deep Christian faith into action by always helping others, especially those who needed it most.
Jimmy Carter turns 99 at home with Rosalynn and other family as tributes come from around the world
Jimmy Carter put off his usual Sunday practice of watching church services online to instead celebrate his 99th birthday with his wife, Rosalynn, and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in Plains.
Rosalynn Carter marks 96th birthday at home with the former president, butterflies and ice cream
Rosalynn Carter celebrated her 96th birthday at home with her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, and other family members, while the surrounding community commemorated the former first lady’s years of public health advocacy.
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter mark 77th wedding anniversary at home in Plains, Georgia
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter are marking their 77th wedding anniversary with a quiet Friday at their south Georgia home, extending their record as the longest-married first couple ever as both face significant health challenges.
Jimmy Carter: Family affair to the White House and beyond
When Jimmy Carter stepped onto the national stage, he brought along those closest to him, introducing Americans to a colorful Georgia family that helped shape the 39th president’s public life and now, generations later, is rallying around him for the private final chapter of his 98 years.
Former presidents, first ladies urge Americans to get shots
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)WASHINGTON – Four former presidents are urging Americans to get vaccinated as soon as COVID-19 doses are available to them, as part of a campaign to overcome hesitancy about the shots. Two public service announcements from the Ad Council and the business-supported COVID Collaborative feature Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter as well as first ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, and Rosalynn Carter. In a 60-second spot, the former presidents say what they're most looking forward to once the pandemic ends. It features Bush, Obama and Clinton encouraging vaccinations. The “It's Up to You” campaign encourages Americans to visit www.GetVaccineAnswers.org to get the facts about the vaccines.
Vaccinated for virus, Jimmy Carter and wife back in church
Sept. 30, 2018 file photo of former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter. PLAINS, Ga. – Now that former President Jimmy Carter and his wife are vaccinated against COVID-19, they have returned to one of their favorite things: church. Maranatha Baptist Church in tiny Plains, Georgia, announced on its Facebook page Wednesday that Carter, 96, and Rosalynn Carter, 93, were again attending worship in person. Jimmy Carter hasn’t resumed teaching his Sunday school class, which once drew thousands of visitors annually. But video from last Sunday’s service showed both of the Carters sitting in their customary spots on the front pew and wearing face masks.
An inauguration unlike any other amid a pandemic, unrest
Final preparations are made ahead of the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. What to watch for on Inauguration Day:THE SWEARING-INBiden's oath of office is the only essential. Others say the first eyewitness account of a president using those words came at Chester Arthur’s inauguration in 1881. Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman will read an original poem, “The Hill We Climb.”THE SPEECHA president’s inauguration speech is designed to set the tone and the policies the new administration will pursue. The National Mall is closed and just a fraction of the tickets usually handed out for an inauguration will be distributed.
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter won't attend Biden's inauguration
FILE- In this Sept. 30, 2018 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter are seen ahead of an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Cincinnati Bengals, in Atlanta. Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter will not attend President-elect Joe Bidens inauguration. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)ATLANTA – Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter will not attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Carter was the first former president to confirm his plans to attend Trump’s inauguration in 2017. The elder Bush was the lone former president at the time who did not attend Trump’s inauguration.
A mask and parade: Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday
This photo provided by The Carter Center shows former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Plains, Ga. Former President Jimmy Carter marked his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest-lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. (Luke Usry/The Carter Center via AP)ATLANTA – Former President Jimmy Carter marked his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest-lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, now 93, recorded audio addresses for Democrats’ virtual national convention urging the election of nominee Joe Biden, who was a young senator from Delaware when Jimmy Carter won the presidency in 1976. Perhaps most notable among Carter’s 2020 election maneuvering is the Carter Center for the first time designating the United States as a “backsliding” democracy. Weeks before his 95th birthday last year, Carter alluded to the advanced ages of several candidates at the time.
How you can wish Jimmy Carter a happy 96th birthday
Former President Jimmy Carter turns 96 years old on Thursday and continues to add to his record as the oldest living president. Carter planned to celebrate at his home in Plains, Georgia, with his wife of 74 years, Rosalynn Carter, according to a spokeswoman for the Carter Center in Atlanta. The Carter Center, the not-for-profit organization founded by the Carters nearly 40 years ago, is encouraging people to post a birthday message. Join the fun and send him a birthday wish on the below birthday board. Carter had been a Naval officer, peanut farmer Georgia senator and Georgia governor when he was elected president in 1976.
Carter Center, pushing for fair elections, turns focus to US
WASHINGTON The Carter Center, an organization founded by former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, has worked for decades to ensure fair elections in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The Carter Center says its efforts will focus on two main initiatives: providing information to the public on key election issues and ensuring transparency in the election process through independent observers. President Donald Trump has repeatedly said the 2020 election will be the most rigged election in U.S. history. He was a one-term Democratic president who served from 1976 to 1981. He and Rosalynn Carter founded the Carter Center in 1982.
Jimmy Carter needed stitches after falling at home
When asked if he would consider running for president, former President Jimmy Carter joked he hopes there is an "age limit" on the office. PLAINS, Georgia (CNN) - Undeterred by a fall Sunday morning, former President Jimmy Carter traveled to Nashville in the evening, where he spoke on stage at the iconic Ryman Auditorium alongside former first lady Rosalynn Carter. "Well, first of all, I want to explain my black eye," Carter, who walked with a cane, said. Carter, who turned 95 last week, held the podium as he gave brief remarks kicking off the 36th Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project with Habitat for Humanity. Yearwood walked off the stage arm-in-arm with the former President, as Brooks stood with Mrs. Carter.