Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter Administration

Mr. Beat: The American Presidential Election of 1980- John Anderson For President

Source:The New Democrat “The 49th episode in a very long series about the American presidential elections from 1788 to the present. I hope to have them done by Election Day 2016. In 1980, Ronald Reagan seems unstoppable as he tries … Continue reading

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ABC News: America Held Hostage: The Iran Crisis

Source: ABC News: America Held Hostage: The Iran Crisis I never make excuses for terrorists and terrorism and don’t respect anyone who does. But the U.S. Government including the Carter Administration and every single American administration going back to Harry … Continue reading

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CBS News: 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl Interviews Jimmy Carter: The White House Diary

CBS News: 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl Interviews Jimmy Carter: The White House Diary I mentioned this last week, but President Jimmy Carter was not a failed president and I laid out why I believe that. And of course we have … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Jimmy Carter: University of Notre Dame 1977 Commencement: The Human Rights Foreign Policy

James Miller Center: President Jimmy Carter: University of Notre Dame 1977 Commencement: The Human Rights Foreign Policy This speech by President Carter in 1977 was not only huge, but I think the best speech he’s ever given. And perhaps the … Continue reading

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President Jimmy Carter: One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977

President Jimmy Carter: One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977 President Jimmy Carter in 1977, proposing what even now some Conservative Republicans, like Senator Rand Paul and a few others in Congress support today. Which is decriminalizing marijuana at the … Continue reading

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The National Journal: Opinion- Peter Beinart- The Cost of Disowning Jimmy Carter

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Jimmy Carter, is one of those president’s who looks a lot better 30 years later than he did, really at anytime he was in office. By late 1977, President Carter’s approval … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: Video: 1980 State of The Union: President Carter on Iranian Hostage Crisis

James Miller Center: Video: 1980 State of The Union: President Carter on Iranian Hostage Crisis The Iranian Hostage Crisis, was the final nail in the Carter Presidency. Not so much the day that it happened, but how long it went … Continue reading

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NBC News: Update With John Dancy December, 1979: 1979, Oh What a Year

Source: NBC News: Update With John Dancy December, 1979: 1979, Oh What a Year 1979 was a very rough year as the summer showed with an energy shortage and high inflation and interest rates and so- forth. And this was … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: Video: President Jimmy Carter: Statement on Iran Rescue Mission

James Miller Center: Video: President Jimmy Carter: Statement on Iran Rescue Mission The failed rescue attempt in 1980 during the Iranian Hostage Crisis, was a disaster for several reasons. One, it showed that the greatest superpower in the world was … Continue reading

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Arizona Public Media: America Experience The Presidents: Jimmy Carter The Man From Plains

Source: Arizona Public Media: America Experience The Presidents: Jimmy Carter The Man From Plains Had it not have been for 1974 and the Watergate scandal, Jimmy Carter doesn’t get elected President of the United States, at least in 1976. He … Continue reading

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