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  • georgia Oct 24, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Out of Hospital After Treatment for Fall

    Former President Jimmy Carter is out of the hospital where he was treated after fracturing his pelvis in a recent fall at his home, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said in a statement that the former president had been released from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, was “looking forward to continuing to recuperate at his home in...

  • President Oct 7, 2019

    Former President Jimmy Carter ‘Feels Fine' After Fall

    Former President Jimmy Carter had a black eye and 14 stitches after falling at his Georgia home on Sunday, but made it to an evening concert in Tennessee to rally volunteers ahead of his 36th home building project for Habitat for Humanity. The 39th president fell earlier in the day at his Plains, Georgia, home and required the stitches above...

  • Donald Trump Oct 1, 2019

    Jimmy Carter, Oldest Living Ex-President, Turns 95

    Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone as he continues his humanitarian work and occasionally wades back into politics and policy debates almost four decades after leaving office. Carter, who served from 1977-1981 and still lives in tiny Plains, Georgia, planned no public celebrations on Tuesday.

  • Donald Trump Sep 18, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Says He Couldn't Have Managed Presidency at 80

    Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said he doesn’t believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter, who earlier this year became the longest-lived chief executive in American history, didn’t tie his comments to any of his fellow Democrats running for president in 2020, but two leading...

  • Donald Trump Jun 28, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Says He Believes Trump Is ‘Illegitimate President' Because of Russian Election Interference

    Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference. Carter made the comments during a discussion on human rights at a resort in Leesburg, Virginia, without offering any evidence for his statements. “There is no doubt that the Russians did interfere in the election,” Carter...

  • georgia Jun 3, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Awarded Tenure at Emory University at Age 94

    At age 94, former President Jimmy Carter has finally been granted tenure at Emory University in Atlanta. Carter earned the distinction after serving as University Distinguished Professor for the past 37 years, the university announced Monday. He’ll be the first tenured faculty member at Emory to hold a Nobel Prize and the first to have served as U.S. president. Elaine...

  • United States Jun 3, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Awarded Tenure at Emory University at Age 94

    At age 94, former President Jimmy Carter has finally been granted tenure at Emory University in Atlanta. Carter earned the distinction after serving as University Distinguished Professor for the past 37 years, the university announced Monday. He’ll be the first tenured faculty member at Emory to hold a Nobel Prize and the first to have served as U.S. president. Elaine...

  • United States Mar 22, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Becomes Oldest Living American President

    Jimmy Carter can add another title to a lifetime of achievements: He’s now the longest-living U.S. president, NBC News reported. As of Thursday evening, the 39th commander-in-chief was 94 years and 172 days old — surpassing George H.W. Bush, who died in November at 94 years and 171 days old. “We at The Carter Center are grateful for his long...

  • United States Mar 22, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Becomes Oldest Living American President

    Jimmy Carter can add another title to a lifetime of achievements: He’s now the longest-living U.S. president, NBC News reported. As of Thursday evening, the 39th commander-in-chief was 94 years and 172 days old — surpassing George H.W. Bush, who died in November at 94 years and 171 days old. “We at The Carter Center are grateful for his long...

  • Associated Press Jul 15, 2017

    Jimmy Carter Out of Hospital After Rehydration: Spokeswoman

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was back at a Habitat for Humanity worksite Friday, a day after he was hospitalized for dehydration while working with the organization to build homes for needy families in Canada. A smiling Carter showed up in blue jeans and a work shirt to the site in the St. James neighborhood of Winnipeg, where hundreds of...

  • Associated Press Jul 13, 2017

    Jimmy Carter Dehydrates While Building Houses in Canada

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was treated at a hospital Wednesday after becoming dehydrated while helping to build houses in Canada for Habitat for Humanity. The 92-year-old former president known for his post-presidential humanitarian work was taken to a hospital in Winnipeg as a precaution for rehydration, spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said. Habitat’s CEO Jonathan Reckford said the former president was...

  • Atlanta Feb 17, 2017

    Al Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

    Former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday said more attention must be paid to the dangerous health consequences of climate change, and he called on scientists, health officials and health care providers to work together to find solutions to the crisis. Gore made the comments Thursday during the Health and Climate Meeting at The Carter Center in Atlanta. Gore helped...

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