First Lady from Plains
"What makes Rosalynn Carter so interesting and her memoir so compelling is her awareness that she is part of a long and distinguished historical tradition: the southern lady in politics . . . What ought to be a continuing legacy is Rosalynn's success in breaking new ground as a First Lady, without uprooting the traditions of the past." --Minneapolis Tribune
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This audio book was just as good as the memories of her husband. I was't sure how I'd take to hearing about putting on dinner parties in the Gerogia Governors' mansion, but Mrs. Carter explains it in ... Read full review
The Return to Plains
The Governors Mansion
The 76 Campaign
The White House
Conservation Controversy Protection and the Press
Envoy to Latin America
People Parties and Protocol
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Page xxi - I pray heaven to bestow the best of blessings on this house, and on all that shall hereafter inhabit it. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof!
Page 9 - I want you all to listen very carefully to what I have to say and be very brave," he said. "The time has come to tell you that I can't get well and you're going to have to look after Mother for me. You are good children and I'm depending on you to be strong.