Season 2, Episode 39-Jimmy Carter and the Carter Home

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  1. S2 E40 Ronald Reagan and Rancho del Cielo
  2. S2 E39 Jimmy Carter and the Carter Home
  3. S2 E38 Gerald Ford and Alexandria
  4. S2 E37 Richard Nixon and La Casa Pacifica
  5. S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch

Deep in the heart of Georgia, our only return trip of the season, to Jimmy Carter’s birthplace and lifelong home, Plains, Georgia. Learn about Jimmy Carter, 39th President; his political rise and career; his election and Presidency; his wife, Rosalynn, and children; and his home!

Be sure to check out Jimmy Carter’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Jimmy Carter and Plains”!

“The Un-Celebrity President” from Washington Post.

Jimmy Carter’s House from “All That’s Interesting.”

“Jimmy Carter, Park Service Prepare for ‘Life After Death'” from Greenwire.

“Carter’s Island Retreat ‘Great Place'” from New York Times on Simons Island.

“President, Vacation on Island, to ‘Read, Sleep, Fish” from New York Times on Sapelo Island.

“President Carter’s Middle Fork Trip” from

From My June 2017 Visit!

Meeting Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter!

With Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter!

From My May 2022 Visit!

Jimmy Carter’s home in Plains
The Carters in front of their home.
The Carters at their home with Howard Dean in 2004.

Inside the Carter Home from “Homes of the Presidents”

The Bidens visiting the Carters.
Christmas Card of the Carter House by Jimmy Carter.
The Carters walking home in Plains.

Jimmy Carter Home: 209 Woodland Drive, Plains, Georgia.

Recommended Reading for Jimmy Carter

Jonathan Alter, His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, A Life.
Kai Bird, The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter.
Stuart Eizenstat, President Carter: The White House Years.
Jimmy Carter, White House Diary.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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