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  • Because Carter was a submariner with the U.S. Navy, a nuclear submarine was named the USS Jimmy Carter.
  • In 1976, Jimmy Carter was elected president over Gerald Ford, who’d replaced Richard Nixon.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • They marry on a chilly day in the spring of 1977, a few months after Jimmy Carter is sworn into office.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • He loathed Jimmy Carter, whom he called a "big-toothed cretin."
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner

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  • In 1977, when President Jimmy Carter visited the Bronx, he said it looked like "a war zone."
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • He lampooned Jimmy Carter and Joe Biden, called for the resignation of Attorney General Edwin Meese, lambasted Bible-thumpers of the Christian right, urged vigilance against the Soviet threat, castigated the Japanese for hunting whales, and defended Jesse Jackson as a viable presidential candidate.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Under a coverline that read "The Test of Wills," a garish painting of a scowling Ayatollah Khomeini loomed like a banshee over an inset photograph of a defeated-looking Jimmy Carter.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • He lost to Jimmy Carter by a narrow margin in 1976.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • Well, I don’t like our president, Jimmy Carter.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Many foreign observers, including Jimmy Carter, certified the results—67 percent of the vote for Aristide, and only 33 percent for the twelve other candidates.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains

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  • Jimmy Carter came and brokered an unusual three-legged dog of a peace that spared the despots and absurdly married the U.S. military with the same soldiers who had been the instruments of torture and terror.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • Even by the late 1970s, Jimmy Carter’s Georgia accent did him no favors in Washington.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • But the cumulative effect of those spots it’s like watching Jimmy Carter saying, "I’ll never lie to you".’
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • Likewise, through his philanthropic efforts, Jimmy Carter has almost succeeded in wiping out guinea worm, an ancient parasite that has afflicted humans throughout recorded history.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Nugent soon recruited Jody Powell, President Jimmy Carter’s former press secretary, to help improve the company’s image and hired David M. Theno, a prominent food scientist, to prevent future outbreaks.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Jimmy Carter?
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
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