Jimmy Carter

Chester County, Pennsylvania, election workers organize mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election in the United States at West Chester University, Nov. 3, 2020.

International election watchdog: Polarization, loss of public trust threaten US election

The Carter Center sends teams of election observers all over the world to ensure they’re free and fair. This year, the nonprofit is working to encourage transparency and voters’ trust in the US electoral process.

Former US President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter arrive for the Presidential Inauguration of Trump

Jimmy Carter on faith, Trump, and his undying optimism

Iranian President Hassan Rohani

Iran and the US learn how to flirt, diplomatically

Global Politics

Obama expected to foreshadow campaign in State of the Union address tonight

Global Politics

Jimmy Carter on Politics, World Events, and His New Book

In My Experience: The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Jimmy Carter

This spring, we’ve been sitting down with some of America’s most fascinating elder statesmen older Americans, long past retirement age, who are nonetheless still working to change how we live and work in this country. We’re calling this series “In My Experience.”  And today we talk with lead singer and one of the founding members of […]

The World

Love Canal: Then and Now

It was twenty years ago this August that President Jimmy Carter ordered an evacuation of Love Canal, a peaceful suburb in Niagara Falls, New York. At the time, many residents had just discovered that their homes were built on a toxic waste dump. It was a rallying moment for the environmental movement. Toxic dumping became […]

The World

Buy Me Some Crackerjack! It’s Baseball’s All-Star Game

Arts, Culture & Media

The Takeaway previews Major League Baseball’s All-Star game with Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin. The game in St. Louis sees the National League trying to beat the American League for the first time in 13 years.

The World

An interview with Jimmy Carter about Guinea worm

Health & Medicine

In this special podcast, The World takes you to Sudan with former President Jimmy Carter. Carter is working in Southern Sudan to eradicate a horrific disease known as Guinea worm. We bring you David Baron’s report, and an extended interview with Carter

Former US President Jimmy Carter looks on as herder Garbino Kenyi is treated for Guinea worm in South Sudan.

Jimmy Carter’s global fight against Guinea worm takes him to South Sudan

Lifestyle & Belief

A global campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease is tantalizingly close to success. The parasitic infection, caused by a worm that can grow three feet long before it emerges from a patient’s body, now affects just a few thousand people per year. Almost all of the remaining cases are in Southern Sudan. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who has helped lead the campaign, went there in February. The World’s David Baron was there too.