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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.




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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