Carter’s White House Diary

The One-Term President Speaks.

James Earl Carter of Georgia served as president in the late 1970s. He won the Democrat party’s nomination as an underdog candidate. Is known for brokering a peace deal at Camp David, and was embattled by the Iran hostage crisis and a bad economy. He lost re-election in 1980 to Republican Ronald Reagan. View the video and answer the questions below.


Discussion Questions:

1. What did you find the most interesting about President Jimmy Carter’s interview?

2. How is President Jimmy Carter different than the other former presidents?

3. What does the picture above tell you about his relationship with the other four?