January 12, 2007 |
Fourteen members of an advisory board to President Carter's human rights organization resigned Thursday to protest his new book, which has been attacked as unfairly critical of Israel and riddled with inaccuracies. The resignations at the Carter Center are the latest backlash against the book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid," which has drawn fire from Jewish groups and fellow Democrats, and led to the resignation last month of Kenneth W. Stein, a center fellow and a longtime Carter advisor.
July 28, 1991 |
On June 21, 1987, former President Jimmy Carter was the star attraction at a ceremony dedicating a rehabilitation center for former prostitutes near Bangkok. By his side was Agha Hasan Abedi, founder of the international bank that allegedly has assisted terrorists, drug traffickers, money launderers and spies. During the mid-1980s, it was not unusual to find Carter and Abedi closely involved together in philanthropic endeavors throughout the Third World.
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January 13, 2007 |
A former executive director of the Carter Center whose resignation from the institution has been a focal point of the furor over former President Jimmy Carter's new Middle East book said his decision to step down was a matter of "intellectual honesty." In his first detailed public comments since his resignation last month, Kenneth W.
January 27, 1987
Former President Jimmy Carter is to cut a ribbon opening the reference room at the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta today, making 6 million pages from his presidency, ranging from policy memos to jogging records, available for study. The library will be opened Wednesday to scholars, students and others. The library eventually will display about 27 million pages of documents, about 1 million photographs and hundreds of hours of film.
September 11, 1990 |
Former President Jimmy Carter will moderate a TV panel discussion on the Persian Gulf crisis. The two-hour special, "A Carter Center Briefing: Crisis in the Gulf," is scheduled for broadcast Sunday night on The Discovery Channel. "I do consider it important . . . that the present Persian Gulf crisis be viewed from a historical situation," Carter said in a statement. The discussion with experts and policy-makers will be taped Sunday at the Carter Presidential Center here.
October 2, 1986 |
A black-haired Amy Carter went virtually unrecognized during dedication festivities at her father's Carter Presidential Center. The 19-year-old sophomore at Brown University in Rhode Island dyed her blond tresses coal black during her summer vacation, but the light hair already is growing back, according to a family friend and center employee who asked not to be identified.