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Archive for November, 2012

Final Author Program of 2012

For those of you in and near the Atlanta area, we invite you to join us for our final author program of the year. Directions are available online. This event is free and open to the public. Details are as follows: Author: Kevin Phillips Book: 1775: A Good Year for Revolution Event: Reading/Book Signing Date: […]

Thanksgiving, Turkeys, and…Pardons?!

The staff at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum would like to wish all a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Safe travels to all. In lieu of a regular blog post this week, I thought you all might enjoy the following image from the Jimmy Carter Library’s Carter White House Photographs Collection. (Click on the image […]

Carter Family Recipes: Plains Cheese Ring

This week Library and Museum staff were invited to join The Carter Center for lunch as part of its annual Thanksgiving potluck. Ceri McCarron, an Archives Specialist at the Jimmy Carter Library, decided to make a “Plains Cheese Ring” for the event. The cheese ring is purported to be one of Mrs. Carter’s favorite recipes. […]

Argo and Beyond

On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took sixty-six Americans captive. This act triggered a profound crisis of the Carter presidency and began a personal ordeal for Jimmy Carter and the American people that lasted 444 days. However, six American diplomats, often referred to as “the Tehran Six,” […]

Harry Middleton Fellowships in Presidential Studies

Attention, researchers! Are you interested in pursuing scholarly work in Presidential studies and American history? If so, we’d like to draw your attention to the Harry Middleton Fellowships in Presidential Studies. These fellowships were created by Lady Bird Johnson as a way to recognize Harry Middleton, who served as Director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson […]

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