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“There’s an Awakening in Our Country”: A Q&A with Jimmy Carter

posted on July 13, 2015

For The Atlantic, John Meroney interviews former President Jimmy Carter on the social and political issues of recent weeks, including the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse, the Supreme Court legalization of gay marriage, and the 2016 presidential campaign. “There’s an awakening in our country and I don’t know how trenchant or permanent it will be,” Carter said. “The recent high publicity about police singling out blacks for extraordinary abuse, and this terrible event in Charleston, will make us take another look at ourselves.”

Read at The Atlantic