Category Archives: Carter Presidency

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

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This speech by President Carter in 1977 was not only huge, but I think the best speech he’s ever given. And perhaps the best speech that any president has ever given … Continue reading

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

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat 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 Federal … Continue reading

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

Source: 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 rating was dropping he never gained … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: President Jimmy Carter on Hostage Crisis is on Face The Nation

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I give President Jimmy Carter a lot of credit for all the time and effort that he put into seeing that the American hostages in Iran were brought home. … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: Evening News: John Dickerson: President Jimmy Carter’s ‘Malaise Speech’

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I covered most of this yesterday, but John Dickerson’s comment about President Carter’s speech being ‘tone-death’ was spot on. This speech sounded like a President who was out of … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: Video: President Jimmy Carter Crisis of Confidence Speech July 15, 1979

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Just to start out and to give you an idea of where I’m coming from. This is one of the most depressing speeches in American history. Especially coming from … Continue reading

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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 on. Plus the fact that it was one more big blow that President Carter … Continue reading

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