Jimmy Carter

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From the archive: the controversial influence of Rosalynn Carter, Jimmy’s wife, 1980
Known as ‘the steel magnolia’, she held much sway over her husband’s leadership. By Chris Hall

Chris Hall

15, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Jehan Sadat obituary
Champion of social justice and women’s rights in Egypt before and after the assassination of her husband, President Anwar Sadat

Trevor Mostyn

23, Jul, 2021 @7:55 PM

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‘Decades ahead of his time’: history catches up with visionary Jimmy Carter
A new film rejects the popular narrative and recasts the former president, 96, as hugely prescient thinker, particularly on climate change

Megan Mayhew Bergman

04, May, 2021 @4:25 PM

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Walter Mondale, former US vice-president and celebrated liberal, dies aged 93
Former senator and ambassador lost one of the most lopsided US elections in history to Ronald Reagan

Ed Pilkington in New York and agencies

20, Apr, 2021 @2:39 AM

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'A new day of hope': US politicians and ex-presidents hail Biden-Harris victory
Barack Obama, Jimmy Carter, Mitt Romney and other leaders on both sides of the aisle congratulate president-elect

Lauren Gambino in Washington

07, Nov, 2020 @8:39 PM

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'Visionary success': Jonathan Alter makes the case for Jimmy Carter
In a time of Trumpian chaos the biographer says the 39th president, now 96, should be celebrated for his intelligence

David Smith in Washington

18, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Rock & Roll President: how musicians helped Jimmy Carter to the White House
In a new documentary, stars from Bob Dylan to Nile Rodgers discuss how music played a vital role in the unknown politician’s rise to power

Jim Farber

10, Sep, 2020 @3:17 PM

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Reaganland review: Rick Perlstein on Carter's fall and the rise of the right
The finale of an epic history runs from 1976 to 1980 – four years of upheaval and change which seem distinctly familiar

John S Gardner

16, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Paul Volcker obituary
Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board in the 1980s who saw off inflation and later criticised financial deregulation

Will Hutton

24, Dec, 2019 @6:27 PM

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Paul Volcker, US Fed chief under Carter and Reagan, dies at 92
Central bank boss went on to lead response to 2008 financial crisis under President Obama

Phillip Inman

09, Dec, 2019 @7:04 PM

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Jimmy Carter: 'illegitimate' Trump only president because of Russian meddling
Carter says investigation would show Trump didn’t win in 2016 and was ‘put into office because the Russians interfered on his behalf’

Amanda Holpuch in New York

28, Jun, 2019 @4:50 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts: Fall of the Shah; How to Burn a Million Quid
The BBC revisits the Iranian revolution in gloriously hammy style, while the KLF’s antics strike a surreal note still

Miranda Sawyer

03, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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