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[The test of government] ... is not how popular it is among the powerful and privileged few, but how honestly and fairly it deals with the many who must depend upon it.

 
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Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States (Democrat, GA), Inaugural Address as Governor of Georgia, January 1971

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Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
  • Born: October 1, 1924
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

James Earl Carter Jr. is an American politician and philanthropist who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A Democrat, he previously served as a Georgia State senator from 1963 to 1967 and as the 76th governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975. Carter has remained active in public life during his post-presidency, and in 2002 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in co-founding the Carter Center.

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