An Afternoon With Jimmy Carter

April 6, 2015 2:14 PM

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When Jimmy Carter entered the stage at Memorial Church, to an event hosted by Harvard Divinity School last week, everyone waited for his words on tenterhooks. So popular was the former president that the first twenty rows were filled half an hour before the event even started.

Carter has had a long track record of impact. As the 39th president of the United States, he signed the Panama Canal Treaty in 1977. He witnessed the Egypt-Israel treaty in 1979 and deepened US diplomatic relations with China. After leaving the White House, he set up the Carter Center to combat huma...

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