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Highlights of Major Media Coverage of The Carter Center 2009

Monday, Dec. 28, 2009

Jimmy Carter Profiles
Associated Press

Profiles on former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, which appeared in the Washington Post, Miami Herald, USA Today, and other media outlets.

Read Carter Finds Happiness in Foreign Missions >
Read Jimmy and Rosalynn: A Love Story Endures >

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Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009

Refugee Returns to Sudan to Sign Up Voters

CNN

Sudanese refugee Daniel Deng has returned to help register voters in Southern Sudan ahead of two very important votes. The first, in April, is to elect Sudan's presidential, state, and legislative leaders.  The Carter Center is monitoring electoral preparations and will observe the Sudan elections.  

Watch the video >

 

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009

Carter Center Works to Eradicate Malaria in Haiti, Dominican Republic

Voice of America

Haiti and the Dominican Republic are the last two countries in the Caribbean region with known cases of malaria, and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he hopes to see an eventual eradication of the disease in both countries.  VOA spoke recently with the former president and to members of his Carter Center staff in Atlanta, Ga. about their efforts to curb the mosquito-borne illness.

Read the article >

Watch the video >

 

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009

Campaign to Eradicate Guinea Worm in Hard-Hit Nigeria May Have Worked

The New York Times

After 20 years, the Carter Center is ready to declare a major victory in its war on Guinea worm: Nigeria, once the worst-afflicted country in the world, appears to be free of the worms.

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Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009

A Man of the World

Delta SKY Magazine

For decades, Jimmy Carter has been waging peace and fighting to eradicate diseases around the world.

Read the article >

 

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009

Q&A:  Jimmy Carter on Eliminating Malaria

Vanity Fair

As President Obama and Congress work to overhaul American health care, Jimmy Carter is continuing his quest to fight diseases in some of the most neglected regions of the globe. Carter turned 85 in October; to celebrate, he flew to Hispaniola with his wife, Rosalynn, to check in on the Carter Center's efforts to eliminate malaria in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

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Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009

The Carter Center's Mental Health Program
PsychCentral.com

Feature article on the Carter Center's Mental Health Program, including interview with Thomas Bornemann, Ed.D., director.

Read the article >

 

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009

Hispaniola Leaders Aim to Eradicate Malaria

Associated Press (Published online by various media outlets)

The leaders of Haiti and the Dominican Republic agreed Thursday to cooperate in a campaign aimed at eradicating the last vestiges of malaria from the islands of the Caribbean by 2020.

Read the article >

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Monday, Oct. 5, 2009

Sudan Wages War on Guinea Worms

PBS Worldfocus

Video report on Sudan's Guinea worm elimination campaign, in association with the Global Health Frontline News Project.  Distributed to PBS stations nationwide.

Watch the video (3:11) >

 

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009

Jimmy Carter Turns 85
ABC News "Good Morning America"

"Good Morning America" senior national correspondent Claire Shipman interviews former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.

Watch the video (4:50) >

 

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009

Interview with Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter
NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams interviews former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the reopening of the Carter Presidential Library and his 85th birthday.

Watch the video (2:09) >

 

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009

Interview with Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

CNN's "American Morning"

CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley interviews former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter on the morning of the Carter Presidential Library and Museum's grand reopening.

Watch the video (6:48) >

 

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009

Carter Celebrates 85th Birthday, Museum Reopening

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Feature article on former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's 85th birthday, reopening of Carter Presidential Library and Museum.

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View the slideshow > (link no longer available) 

 

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009

Revamped Jimmy Carter Museum Opens in Atlanta

Associated Press

News article on reopening of Carter Presidential Library and Museum.

Read the article (includes slideshow) >

Watch the AP Television video (1:41) >

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Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library Adds New Chapters

NPR's "Morning Edition"

National Public Radio reports on the grand reopening of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum.

Listen to the story (5:03) >

View the timeline: President Carter - From Peanut Farm to Peace Accords >

 

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009

Q&A:  Carter Talks Middle East, Carter Center

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Q&A with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter looks back at the changing work of The Carter Center and what he still wants to accomplish.

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September 2009

Interview with Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter

HowStuffWorks.com's "Stuff You Missed in History Class"

To help promote the reopening of the new Jimmy Carter Library and Museum and celebrate the 85th birthday, each Wednesday in the month of September HowStuffWorks.com featured a new audio podcast highlighting excerpts from an in-depth interview with President Carter.

The five interviews include the following topics:

  • Guinea Worm
  • Free Elections
  • Camp David
  • Human Rights
  • Cuba

Listen to the podcasts > (link no longer available) 

To hear the podcast, click on the red play button in the middle of the screen and scroll to topic.

 

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Intelligence Report:  Fair Elections

Parade Magazine

A Q&A with Carter Center Democracy Director David Carroll.

Read the article >

 

Monday, July 6, 2009

For U.S. and OAS, New Challenges to Latin American Democracy

The Washington Post

Analysis including interview with Dr. Jennifer McCoy, director, Carter Center Americas Program.

Read the article >

Washington Post

 

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Honduras' New Leaders Reject Appeal for Zelaya's Return

CNN International

News article including interview with Carter Center Americas Program Director Jennifer McCoy.

Read the article >

 

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Ghana: Guinea Worm Eradication Program Gets Results in Country
allAfrica.com

Feature article highlighting progress toward Guinea worm eradication in Ghana.

Read the article >

 

Friday, June 19, 2009

'Elections Don't Make Democracy'

Newsweek

Q&A with Carter Center Peace Programs Vice President John Stremlau.

Read the article >

 

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Interview with Jonah Leff, Technical Advisor, Carter Center Guinea Worm Eradication Program in Southern Sudan

Examiner.com

Interview with Jonah Leff, technical advisor in southern Sudan from Dec. 2008 to May 2009, for The Carter Center's Guinea Worm Eradication Program.

Read the article >

 

Monday, June 15, 2009

Innovative Approach Highlights a Neglected Disease

WABE 90.1 FM (Atlanta NPR affiliate)

A five-part series on the Carter Center's work to prevent trachoma and malaria in Ethiopia, reported by Odette Yousef.

Listen to reports>

 

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Carter Satisfied Process was Fair

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Interview with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the Lebanon Parliamentary Elections.

Read the article > (link no longer available) 

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Independents Push For Changes in System

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Feature article on Lebanon elections by Deborah Hakes, media relations coordinator, Carter Center Office of Public Information.

Read the article > (link no longer available) 

 

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Carter Urges 'Honest, Peaceful' Lebanese Election

Agence France Presse

Interview with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the Lebanon parliamentary elections.

Read the article > (link no longer available) 

Monday, June 1

Campbell Brown Interview with Jimmy Carter

CNN, Campbell Brown:  No Bias. No Bull.

Interview with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the eve of President Obama's trip to the Mideast and the Lebanon Parliamentary elections.

Read the transcript >

Watch the video clip >

 

Monday, May 25, 2009

Experts:  U.S., China Democracy Different

China Daily

Interview with Yawei Liu, director, Carter Center China Program.

Read the article >

Saturday, May 16, 2009

New York Times Spotlights Progress Against Gender Violence, Examines Carter Center's Rule of Law Work in Liberia 

New York Times

Nick Kristof, with Paul Bowers -- University of South Carolina sophomore and guest blogger -- visit Carter Center work in Liberia and report in Kristof's "On The Ground" blog.

Read article on Caroline Doe, Liberia Justice and Peace Commission, a Carter Center-supported program >

Read the highlights >

 

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

"Energy Security:  Historical Perspectives and Modern Challenges"

C-SPAN

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on energy security in the United States.

Watch the video >

 

Monday, May 4, 2009

Improving Healthcare in Ethiopia

VOA News

A U.S. government editorial on health care in Ethiopia.

Read the article > (link no longer available) 

 

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Panama Election Coverage

CNN Espanol

Marcelo Varela, associate director of the Carter Center's Americas Program, interviewed by CNN Espanol's Claudia Palacios to analyze Panama's May 3 elections.

Watch the video >

 

Friday, April 24, 2009

Africa:  Adopting an Integrated Approach to Malaria Control

allAfrica.com

AllAfrica's Cindy Shiner interviews Dr. Donald R. Hopkins, vice president of the Carter Center's Health Programs, on the use of community-based networks to combat malaria.

Read the interview >

Monday, April 6, 2009

Simple Way to Prevent Guinea Worm Disease

Voice of America (English)

Article featuring Carter Center expert Kelly Callahan on success of pipe filters in prevention of Guinea worm disease.

Read the article > (link no longer available) 

Voice of America
 

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Africa Sees Obstacles to Guinea Worm Disease Eradication

The Lancet

Experts are stepping up their efforts to eradicate Guinea worm disease from the world. But the final push will not be easy in the six African countries with remaining cases, Wairagala Wakabi reports.

Read the article (reprinted with permission)>

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2009
All-out Effort Stops River Blindness in Guatemala
Reuters

Article on recent report showing how education and distribution of an anti-parasitic drug have virtually eradicated river blindness in badly affected parts of Guatemala.

Read the article >

Reuters
 

Friday, Feb. 20, 2009

Carter Museum to get $10 Million Upgrade

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Feature article on the renovation of the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum.

Read the article >

View the photo gallery > (link no longer available) 

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Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

Q&A:  Wiping Out A Disease

CNN International /cnn.com - Impact Your World

Q&A interview with Donald R. Hopkins, M.D., M.P.H., Vice President, Carter Center Health Programs.

Watch the interview (Run time 6:39) >

Watch CNN's "Eradicating a Parasite"  (Run Time 2:59) >

CNN

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

All-out Effort Stops River Blindness in Guatemala

Reuters

Article on recent report showing how education and distribution of an anti-parasitic drug have virtually eradicated river blindness in badly affected parts of Guatemala.

Read the article >

 

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009

Inside Africa:  Guinea Worm Nearly Eradicated

CNN International

Carter Center expert Kelly Callahan is featured on CNNI's "Inside Africa" to discuss Guinea worm and Sudan.  "Inside Africa" is a half-hour current affairs weekly program that provides global viewers with an inside look at political, economic, social and cultural affairs and trends in Africa.

Watch the interview (Run time:  3:36) >

CNN
 

Monday, Jan. 12, 2009

Commentary:  A Victory for
Democracy in Africa

cnn.com

Commentary on the Ghana election by Dr. John Stremlau, vice president, Carter Center Peace Programs.

Read the article >

CNN

 

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009

An Unnecessary War

Washington Post

A column by former U.S. President 
Jimmy Carter on the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict.

Read the article >

 Washington Post

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