Rosalynn Carter Interview
Former first lady Rosalynn Carter talked about her political partnership with Jimmy Carter, the 1976 campaign, and what she learned as… read more
Former first lady Rosalynn Carter talked about her political partnership with Jimmy Carter, the 1976 campaign, and what she learned as first lady of Georgia, as well as her time in the White House: attending cabinet meetings, working on mental health issues, and the Iranian hostage crisis. Topics included negative press coverage of her as first lady and what she hoped her legacy would be. She also talked about her work with the Carter Center after leaving the White House and her continuing work with former President Jimmy Carter on election monitoring, affordable housing, and fighting disease in Africa.
She was interviewed for the series “First Ladies: Influence and Image” while at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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