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Quotation by Jimmy Carter
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Jimmy Carter, 1979 Address at Commencement Exercises at Notre Dame University, May 22, 1977, Public Papers of the Presidents: Jimmy Carter Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office (1977) Address at Southern Methodist University, March 26, 1984 Address at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, March 17, 1978, Public Papers of the Presidents: Jimmy Carter Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office (1979) Addresses of James Earl Carter, 1971-1975 comp. Frank Daniel, Atlanta, Ben W. Fortson, Jr., Secretary of State (1975)
They were more than hostile. In the first place, I was a south Georgian and I was looked upon as a fiscal conservative, and the Atlanta newspapers quite erroneously, because they didn't know anything about me or my background here in Plains, decided that I was also a racial conservative.
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. Georgia Governors in an Age of Change, p. 253, eds. Harry P. Henderson and Gary L. Roberts; Athens: University of Georgia Press (1988).
Commenting on the role of the Atlanta newspapers in his 1970 campaign for governor of Georgia.
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