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Sharing a slice of American history
Jimmy Carter candidly discusses his faults during visit to GSU
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Former first lady Rosalynn Carter takes questions from the local news media before the couple's public appearance Tuesday.
One enduring trait that people remember about President Jimmy Carter is his honesty and forthrightness — some would say to a fault. Perhaps the most famous example of that came in an interview with Playboy magazine in 1976 when, as a presidential candidate, he said, “I’ve committed adultery in my heart many times.” That trait was on full display Tuesday when Carter and his wife, Rosalynn Carter, spoke to a packed Hanner Fieldhouse as part of Georgia Southern University’s Leadership Lecture Series.
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