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Jimmy Carter on How His Faith Influenced His Presidency

Since leaving the White House, Carter has become one of America's leading elder statesmen. He has led numerous peace delegations to many war stricken countries through the Carter Center which he founded in 1982. Carter has written eleven books, including the national bestseller, "Always a Reckoning." In his most recent book, "Living Faith," he shares personal experiences about how his religious faith has helped him through the most challenging times of his life. He demonstrates how people of all faiths can find common ground in serving God and one another.


Other segments from the episode on November 25, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 25, 1996: Interview with Jimmy Carter; Review of Jaguars' album "El Equilibrio de los Jaguares"; Interview with Norma Storch and June Cross; Commentary on growing…


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