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Summertime is Storytime at the Carter Library!

Do you live in Atlanta or plan on visiting this summer? Looking for fun, affordable, and convenient ways to entertain your little ones? Did you know that the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum holds a seasonal reading program known as Book Nook on select Mondays during the summer months? Beginning at 10:00am, a friendly […]

Teachers Grapple with Timely Topic: The Camp David Accords 35 Years Later

The following is a guest post by Kahlil G. Chism, Education Specialist at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum. This past July, twenty social studies teachers from the states of Illinois, Mississippi, North Carolina, and fifteen cities in Georgia participated in professional development training as attendees of The Camp David Accords 35 Years Later: […]

Student Tour Program: Wackiest White House Pets

On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013, author Kathryn Gibbs Davis will present on her children’s book, Wackiest White House Pets, at the Museum of the Jimmy Carter Library. Gibbs Davis “…introduces students to the extensive White House menagerie of pets that belonged to the U.S. presidents and their families.” This 60-minute presentation, geared toward students grades […]

Tenth Anniversary of President Carter Receiving the Nobel Peace Prize

Today marks the tenth anniversary of President Jimmy Carter receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. “The Nobel Peace Prize 2002 was awarded to Jimmy 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.’” -Nobelprize.org, the Official Web Site […]

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,” […]

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