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Jimmy Carter: Man From Plains
Filmmaker Jonathan Demme accompanies Jimmy Carter during the former president's controversial book tour for Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, and in the process offers a re-evalution of this world leader.
"...settles on a narrow scope here as he follows Jimmy Carter on his 2006 book tour, in which he..."

March 14, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Having Not Read Carter's Book, Vance Offers an Opinion
"...Dear Editor, So Louis Black contends that Jimmy Carter exhibits "reasonable compassion and genuine lack of partisan..."

Sept. 24, 2007 Postmarks

Jimmy Scott: Always All the Way
The legendary jazz singer died last week at 88
"...The first time I saw Jimmy Scott sing, I had been looking for him over..."

June 19, 2014 Music Post by Bill Bentley

Letters at 3AM: The Curious Case of the Missing Quotation
Jimmy Carter says the U.S. has no functioning democracy at present, and the press goes silent
"...Former President Jimmy Carter expressed that judgment on the night of July..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Column by Michael Ventura

Countdown to Zero
This documentary offers a blunt assessment of our fate as a result of nuclear weapons – whether through an act of aggression, accident, or madness.
"...relevant, however, is devastating: Current interviews with former President Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, Tony Blair, Pervez Musharraf, outed CIA..."

July 30, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Exceeding Themselves
Lawrence Wright's Thirteen Days in September tells how Carter, Sadat, and Begin made an impossible peace
"...in September, recounts the period in 1978 when President Jimmy Carter invited Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The AggreGAYtor: October 27
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"..."legit cowboy" shows us how it's done, and President Carter somehow remains the forgotten chief, as your AggreGAYtor considers..."

Oct. 27, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Just So We're Clear on This …
"...that district's current wretched excuse for a congressman, John Carter. For the full-length text of our endorsements, click here...."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Page Two: Personalizing the Mythic
How a former president's understated decency and the hectic birth of rock & roll electrified Toronto screens
"...superb and deeply moving new documentary about former President Jimmy Carter. The movie is so shockingly powerful because it..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Margaret's Museum
"...Directed by: Mort Ransen. Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Kate Nelligan, Clive Russell, Kenneth Welsh, Craig Olejnik, Andrea..."

May 9, 1997 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Keeping Up Appearances
Community Relations Coordinator... or Juggler?
"...in the last few years, from Anne Rice to Jimmy Carter to John Berendt to, more recently, Martin Amis..."

March 6, 1998 Books Feature by Jay Hardwig

Letters at 3AM
In the next presidential election, only the Democrats can be counted on to preserve the Bill of Rights
"...hard to come by. Good intentions won't cut it. Jimmy Carter had some, but, though he had a Democratic..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

The Hightower Report
George W. puffs out his chest over Cuba, and Dick Cheney invites Jim to dinner.
"...Their latest slapstick schtick came when former president Jimmy Carter went to Cuba and called for an end..."

May 31, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Postmarks
"...Jimmy Beitman In My Own Defense ......"

Oct. 2, 1998 Column

Page Two: The Incredibles
SXSW Film lines 'em up
"...me into Man From Plains, Jonathan Demme's documentary on Jimmy Carter. It's getting late, but Michael still hasn't shown;..."

March 13, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Exit, Pursued by a Bear
An abusive husband gets a shot of Southern discomfort in this hysterical revenge comedy
"...As I drove past Jimmy Carter's hometown in southwestern Georgia last weekend, the 39th..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

Control
Gretchen Phillips admits she wasn’t Just Comforting that girl
"...making connections, sharing enthusiasms, acknowledging genius, spreading the word. 'Jimmy Carter Says Yes'..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Music Feature by Cindy Widner

Motherless Child
Obscure monument to balladry finally sees the light of day
"...glorious afro halo back-lit over bare shoulders, but when Jimmy Scott's tortured ache of voice -- that wounded cry..."

July 6, 2001 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Esther's Follies: The Laughs, the Gossip, and the Story Behind Texas' Most Celebrated Comedy Troupe
In his history of Esther's Follies, author Jesse Sublett follows the flow of four decades of frivolity
"...every show in the storied early years, was Ruth Carter Stapleton. That name may not mean much today, especially..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Silliest Things Imaginable
"...that the hostages were released about three hours after Jimmy Carter released the frozen Iranian assets, I think about..."

Feb. 25, 2004 Postmarks

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Our readers talk back.
"...the Nobel Committee should award the Peace Prize to Jimmy Carter -- and that its chair should, in passing,..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Column

Pray For Politicians
Religious Beliefs Play a Political Role, Like It or Not
"...too religious. In a recent radio interview, former president Jimmy Carter, arguably the most devout president in recent times,..."

Dec. 27, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Can't Even Lay Aside Partisan Politics When Discussing a Funeral Service
"...being neglected. The worst insult came from former President Jimmy Carter, who embarrasses himself every time he opens his..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Postmarks

Day Trips
"...Every president from Calvin Coolidge to Jimmy Carter has received a Peters Brothers hat. Coolidge returned..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

After All-Nighter, Senate Passes Voter ID
A marathon session delivers a GOP partisan priority
"...to use a legendary Democrat to push his bill: Jimmy Carter. He extensively quoted the 2005 Carter-Baker commission's report..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Dems Zero in on Voter ID Author
Watson, Shapleigh attack Fraser
"...bill, Republican Sen. Troy Fraser is waving the 2005 Carter-Baker report on election reform, which called for voter ID...."

March 10, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

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Turner Is Worthy
"...a paragon of character in the office of President, Jimmy Carter, he was roundly criticized because of it! The..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Column

Point Austin: Stayed on Freedom
Considering the LBJ legacy
"...write Tuesday evening, I'm listening online to former President Jimmy Carter discuss his personal, lived experience of the civil..."

April 11, 2014 News Column by Michael King

LBJ Library to Host Civil Rights Summit
Carter and Clinton to deliver keynotes
"...the Summit will feature keynote addresses from former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, and a keynote invitation has..."

Feb. 21, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Argo
Ben Affleck directs this entertaining thriller about an unbelievable-but-true mission to extricate American hostages from Iran in 1980.
"...the credits roll, we hear the voice of President Jimmy Carter verifying the truth of the mission and why..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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