Quotation by Jimmy Carter

I think those Southern writers [William Faulkner, Carson McCullers] have analyzed very carefully the buildup in the South of a special consciousness brought about by the self- condemnation resulting from slavery, the humiliation following the War Between the States and the hope, sometimes expressed timidly, for redemption.
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. Harvey Shapiro, "A Conversation with Jimmy Carter," p. 35, New York Times Book Review (June 19, 1977).
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