"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America"
actions & events
Pardoned Vietnam War draft evaders
Boycott of 1980 Olympics
1979 Beer market deregulation
1978 Airline deregulation Act
1979 Camp-David Accords between Israel and Egypt
Panama Canal Zone back to Panama
1979-81Iran Hostage Crisis
The longest post-presidency period. 34 years and counting.
The only to be awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize after the Presidency
Insisted on being called "Jimmy" not "James." His daughter had a tree house built on the White House ground.
Intelligent and hardworking but a DC outsider.He pursued foreign policy with emphasis on human rights and peace. He lost a 2nd term because of the Panama Canal Treaty, the prolonged Iran hostage crisis and the stagnant economy.