Jimmy Carter

Former President Jimmy Carter
John Bazemore/AP, file
May 13, 2019 - 4:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter broke his hip Monday at his Georgia home, underwent successful surgery and was recovering comfortably, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said. Carter was on his way to go turkey hunting, the spokeswoman, Deanna Congileo, said in a statement. She...
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In this Tuesday, July 14, 1976 file photo, Jimmy Carter, center, meets with his staff, from back left, Pat Caddell, Jerry Rafshoon, his son, Chip and Jody Powell, and front left, Pat Anderson, at the Americana Hotel in New York.
AP Photo/Pool, File
February 17, 2019 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Caddell, the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency and later distanced himself from Democrats, has died, a colleague said Saturday night. He was 68. Caddell died Saturday in Charleston, South Carolina, after suffering a stroke...
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Living former presidents have denied President Donald Trump's claim that they had commended him for his commitment to build a wall along the nation's southern border.
CNN
January 08, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said Friday that a former president had commended him for his commitment to securing funds to build a wall along the nation's southern border. However, none of the four living former presidents have said they told Trump they wished they had...
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From left: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton and Jimmy Carter listen as former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during a state funeral for George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool
December 05, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's most exclusive fraternity — the presidents club — assembled Wednesday to mourn George H.W. Bush, putting on public display its uneasy relationship with the current occupant of the Oval Office. It was an uncomfortable, if necessary...
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Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during the State Funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool
December 05, 2018 - 11:13 am
UPDATED: 1:09 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — George H. W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America's 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral...
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Former late night television host David Letterman, right, welcomes former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, to the stage during the opening ceremony for the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP
August 27, 2018 - 3:02 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter and comedian David Letterman have helped launch a Habitat for Humanity building blitz in northern Indiana. The retired late-night TV host praised Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, for their dedication to the nonprofit during a Sunday event at the...
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Aretha Franklin
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
August 17, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit. The late singer's publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn, said Friday that the funeral, to be held at Greater Grace Temple, is limited to the Queen of Soul's family and friends. RELATED: A timeline of Aretha Franklin's...
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White House correspondents' dinner red carpet
CNN
August 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin . Personal Birth date : March 25, 1942 Birth place : Memphis, Tennessee Birth name : Aretha Louise Franklin Father : Rev. C. L. (Clarence La Vaughn), minister and gospel singer Mother : Barbara (Siggers) Franklin, gospel...
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Pope Francis watches Aretha Franklin sing at the Festival of Families along Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
August 16, 2018 - 10:01 am
By Mesfin Fekadu and Hillel Italie, AP Entertainment Writers DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died...
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Aretha Franklin sings at Obama's Inauguartion
Pool via CNN
August 14, 2018 - 11:54 am
By Joy Marcelle, CNN (CNN) -- Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN's Don Lemon. Word of the "Queen of Soul" being gravely ill was first reported by Showbiz 411. Showbiz 411's Roger Friedman told CNN: "She has a great family, she's...
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