Blog | President Carter Discusses Women's Rights on "The Colbert Report"

Former President Jimmy Carter appeared on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” on March 25 to discuss his new book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power.”

“A Call to Action” urges the end of discrimination and abuse against women, calling it the number one challenge in the world today. The book builds on the work of faith leaders and courageous human rights defenders who met last summer at The Carter Center to mobilize faith groups worldwide to commit to advancing women’s rights.

Before introducing President Carter, Colbert joked, “My guest tonight is the former leader of the free world, and he’s about to meet the current one.”

Watch clips from “The Colbert Report” interview: Pt. 1 > | Pt. 2 >


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