Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter Administration

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

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat 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 the benefit of history … Continue reading

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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:The New Democrat  President Jimmy Carter: “I support a change in law to end federal criminal penalties for possession of up to 1 ounce of Marijuana. Leaving the states free to adopt whatever laws they wish concerning Marijuana.” – Jimmy … 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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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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NBC News: Update With John Dancy- December, 1979

Source:NBC News– with John Dancy. “From December 1979, here is a NBC News update. All copyrights acknowledged, uploaded for historical purposes. This one features John Dancy talking about Ayatollah Khomeini allowing independent observers to view the hostages in Iran, Jody … Continue reading

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

Source: James Miller Center: 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 still … 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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History Day: Iran Hostage Crisis Documentary 4th in State

Source: History Day: Iran Hostage Crisis Documentary 4th in State What a crazy time for America and Iran. The Iranian people were fed up with their dictatorial authoritarian government that they had in Iran under the Shah that both the … Continue reading

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