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Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

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Call: (404) 865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov
Presidential Library system and museum with special exhibitions and a permanent collection that features photographs and historic memorabilia from the Carter administration.

Saturday October 1, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
Categories: Children's Events

Join us to celebrate the opening of the exhibition "The Colors of Peace: President Carter's Vision Through the Art of Children" and celebrate President Carter's 98th birthday. Activities include: • Create our own peace-themed art works to hang in the show.

• Create and ... [click here for more]

Tuesday September 14, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Cost: Free event: registration required ,
Website: Event: Shirley Ann Higuchi, author of Setsuko [click here for more]

Thursday September 9, 2021 05:00 PM EDT
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Cost: Free, open to the public, online registration required,
Website: Virtual Program. Presenters: Joshua Montanari, Carter Presidential Library & Kathleen Pate, Clinton Presidential Library. To kick off National History Day and the 2021-2022 school year, the Carter and Clinton Presidential Libraries will be teaming up on Thursday, September 9, 2021, 5-7pm ES... [click here for more]

Tuesday August 17, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
Website: Author: Erin Kelly and Winfred Rembert [click here for more]

Thursday August 5, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
Website: The highly anticipated sequel to the National Book Award-winning MARCH trilogy, Run: Book One tells John Lewis [click here for more]

Tuesday March 23, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
A memoir of love and loss, of being in the right place at the right time, and of the mysterious ways a beloved pet can bring people together, from “CBS Sunday Morning News” correspondent and multi-Emmy-Award-winning Martha Teichner. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and A Cappella Books welcom... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 2, 2021 07:00 PM EST
In Nobody’s Normal, anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-illness stigma—from the eighteenth century, through America’s major wars, and into today’s high-tech economy. It is a compassionate and captivating examination of evolving attit... [click here for more]

Tuesday November 17, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Jelani Favors demonstrates how HBCUs became a refuge during the oppression of the Jim Crow era and illustrates the central role their campus [click here for more]

Thursday March 26, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
Have you heard of Dorothy Day? The modern-day pacifist, outspoken activist, and lifelong anarchist is finally honored with her first full authoritative biography. Co-authors Blythe Randolph and John Loughrey are coming to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library to discuss and sign copies of their new ... [click here for more]

Monday March 9, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
In her new book, award-winning author Patricia Martin Holt demonstrates that good-hearted people can overcome the national climate of fear and bigotry toward refugees. “Empower a Refugee: The Backyard Humanity Movement and Peace of Thread,” tells the story behind the Clarkston, Georgia non-profit ... [click here for more]

Monday March 2, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Co-authors Andrea L. Dennis and Erik Nielson deliver a groundbreaking exposé about the alarming use of rap lyrics as criminal evidence to convict and incarcerate young men of color. University of Georgia law professor Andrea L. Dennis will present and sign copies of “Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, an... [click here for more]

Monday February 24, 2020 07:00 PM EST
An award-winning documentarian delivers the first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the “Green Book,” a travel guide for black motorists, broadening our understanding of black life, leisure, and struggles for equality in twentieth-century America. This event is free and op... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 19, 2020 07:00 PM EST
From Truman to Trump, Pulitzer Prize finalist and the author the classic “The Wizards of Armageddon,” Fred Kaplan, presents the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war and the actions of presidents in nuclear crises. This event is free and open to the public. Reserve your seat by pre-... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 19, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Grab a copy of The Bomb and head over to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. Pulitzer Prize-finalist and New York Times bestselling author Fred Kaplan presents the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war and the actions of presidents in nuclear crises. As a national-security columnis... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 18, 2020 07:00 PM EST
In this hard-hitting critique of the American voting process, one of the nation's leading legal scholars provides an indispensable analysis of key threats to the integrity of the 2020 presidential election. This event is free and open to the public. Reserve your seat by pre-ordering a copy of "Ele... [click here for more]

Monday February 17, 2020 07:00 PM EST
A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Library welcome journalist, historian, and author Craig Fehrman for a special President’s Day discussion and signing of his new book, “Author in Chief.” Based on a decade of research and reporting, “Author in Chief” tells the story of America’s presidents as aut... [click here for more]

Thursday February 13, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Distinguished federal appellate judge and editor Douglas H. Ginsburg visits the Jimmy Carter Library to discuss and sign copies of "Voices of Our Republic," companion to the three-part upcoming PBS series, “A More or Less Perfect Union.” This event is free and open to the public. Reserve your seat... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 12, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino delivers a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans. Zucchino will be in conversation with Hank Klibanoff, veteran journalist, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and host of the Peabody Award-winning ... [click here for more]

Monday February 10, 2020 07:00 PM EST
In her new book with co-writer Gene Stone, founder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Ingrid Newkirk, explores the wonders of animal life and offer tools for living more kindly toward them. Newkirk will visit the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library to discuss and sign... [click here for more]

Friday February 7, 2020 07:00 PM EST
In his new book, “Race Against Time,” award-winning journalist Jerry Mitchell tells the amazing story of the two decades in which he doggedly pursued the Klansmen responsible for some of the most notorious murders of the civil rights movement.   AJC investigative reporter, Ernie Suggs, will modera... [click here for more]

Friday January 31, 2020 11:30 AM EST
Freedom Brass, the brass ensemble of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will perform a free lunch-time concert in the lobby of the Jimmy carter Presidential Museum The ensemble is comprised of two trumpets, French horn, trombone, tuba, and percussion and is dedicated to presenting to its ... [click here for more]

Thursday January 23, 2020 06:30 PM EST
This is a feature documentary about John Hume which includes interviews with President Bill Clinton, President Jimmy Carter, many US Senators and Congressmen, as well as Irish leaders and British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and John Major. Inspired by Martin Luther King, rising from the riot-torn str... [click here for more]

Wednesday December 4, 2019 07:00 PM EST
From the daughter of one of America’s most virulent segregationists, a memoir that reckons with her father George Wallace’s legacy of hate — and illuminates her journey towards redemption. In this powerful new memoir, Peggy Wallace looks back on the politics of her youth and attempts to reconcile he... [click here for more]

Monday November 25, 2019 07:00 PM EST
In a narrative both panoramic and intimate, Tom Chaffin captures the four-decade friendship of Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette. Steeped in primary sources, “Revolutionary Brothers” casts fresh light on this remarkable, often complicated, friendship of two extraordinary men. [click here for more]

Thursday November 21, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of world leaders, captains of industry, innovators and artists. But not every notable life has gotten the send-off it deserves. With “Mobituaries”, the journalist, humorist, and history buff is righting that wrong, profiling the... [click here for more]

Wednesday November 20, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Pulitzer-Prize winner Samantha Power is widely known as the moral voice of her generation. A relentless advocate for promoting human rights, she has been heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America’s “foremost thinkers on foreign policy.” “The Education of an Idealist” traces Power’s distin... [click here for more]

Monday November 18, 2019 06:30 PM EST
Naturally, most of us associate television and film with the folks we see on screen, but there is much more happening behind the glamour. Join us as we discuss the experiences of some of Georgia’s leading female professionals working in technical aspects of Film Production. Panelists will include Ti... [click here for more]

Saturday November 16, 2019 03:00 PM EST
Naturally, most of us associate television and film with the folks we see on screen, but there is much more happening behind the glamour. Join us as we discuss the experiences of some of Georgia’s leading female professionals working in technical aspects of Film Production. Panelists will include Ti... [click here for more]

Saturday November 9, 2019 01:00 PM EST
Discussion/Film Screening

Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

Free and Open to the Public

Can Nanotechnology be engineered to give humans superpowers, cure diseases, or achieve immortality? Will it ever live up to the hype of science-fiction film and literature?

Join Georgia Tech fa... [click here for more]

Saturday October 26, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Museum is celebrating all the spine-chilling shows filmed in Georgia since Gov. Jimmy Carter created the Georgia Film Commission. We'll have carnival games in the lobby, movie trivia with prizes, a photo booth and face painting. There will be panel discussions, includin... [click here for more]

Thursday September 19, 2019 06:30 PM EDT
Categories: radio, film, documentary “WBCN and The American Revolution” is a landmark, feature-length documentary film that tells the previously untold story of the early days of the legendary, radical underground radio station, WBCN-FM, set against the dazzling and profound social, political, and c... [click here for more]

Thursday August 15, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
The daughter of Secret Service agent Rufus Youngblood discusses and signs his memoir, “20 Years in the Secret Service.” This candid memoir includes Youngblood’s first-hand account of the Kennedy assassination and its aftermath, as well as highlights from his twenty-year career in the Secret Service ... [click here for more]

Tuesday August 13, 2019 06:30 PM EDT
While set in Alabama, this classic tale of empowered women and undying friendship was captured on film right here in The Peach State! Please join us for this free public screening as we continue to celebrate “Georgia on My Screen!” Film runtime 2h 17m [click here for more]

Saturday August 10, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Do you love @StrangerThingsTV? Have we got an event for you! Join us August 10th as we celebrate all things Hawkins! Play the actual video games from the show, win amazing prizes during trivia, jam to 80s music and so much more! [click here for more]
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Wednesday July 31, 2019 05:30 PM EDT
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library joins with the British Consulate-General in Atlanta and the Canadian Consulate-General in Atlanta for a reception and discussion of Press Freedom around the world. Panelists include: Cynde Strand, Executive Director of Coverage for International News at CNN; Pau... [click here for more]

Thursday July 25, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
A Cappella Books and The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library welcome Professor Joshua A. Douglas, who will discuss and sign his new book, "Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting." As an expert on US election law, Douglas presents an encouraging assessment of curr... [click here for more]

Thursday July 25, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
In contrast to the anxiety surrounding our voting system, with stories about voter suppression and manipulation, there are actually quite a few positive initiatives toward voting rights reform. Professor Joshua A. Douglas, an expert on our electoral system, examines these encouraging developments in... [click here for more]

Saturday July 13, 2019 03:00 PM EDT
Looking the Part: Makeup and Costume Design While Actors and Directors lend their talents to bringing the substance of characters to life, the equation is not complete without Makeup Artists and Costume Designers. Join us for the second installment of this panel series as we hear from women who he... [click here for more]

Tuesday July 2, 2019 06:30 PM EDT
Join us at the Carter Library as we celebrate the Georgia film industry and our nation’s independence with a free, public screening of “First Man”. This riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. The movie will explore the sacrifices... [click here for more]

Tuesday June 25, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Atlanta's Jim Auchmutey takes us on a guided tour into the colorful past of BBQ, the Great American Food, with vintage art and recipes. He'll be discussing his latest book "Smokelore" and signing copies at the Carter Library. [click here for more]

Saturday June 15, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Contributors Jenna Brayton, Molly Dillon, and Elle Celeste will discuss their new book YES SHE CAN: 10 STORIES OF HOPE & CHANGE FROM YOUNG FEMALE STAFFERS OF THE OBAMA WHITE HOUSE at the Carter Library. YES SHE CAN is an intimate look at Obama’s presidency through the eyes of some of the most succ... [click here for more]

Monday June 10, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
An investigative reporter for Reuters, Joseph Menn is the longest serving and most respected mainstream journalist on cyber security. He has won three Best in Business awards from the Society of American Business Editors & Writers and been a finalist for three Gerald Loeb Awards. Menn's "Fatal Syste... [click here for more]

Thursday June 6, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Clay Risen is the deputy op-ed editor at The New York Times and the award-nominated author of "The Crowded Hour"; "Single Malt: A Guide to the Whiskies of Scotland"; "The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act"; the best-selling "American Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye: A Guide to t... [click here for more]

Monday May 20, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Tony Horwitz, author of "Spying on the South"

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcom... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 15, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
National Book Award-winning author and staff writer for The Atlantic, George Packer, will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century. From the award-winning author of The Unwinding--the vividly told saga of the ambition, idealism, and hu... [click here for more]

Monday May 13, 2019 12:00 AM EDT
Georgia On My Screen is an exhibit about movies made in Georgia. As Governor, Jimmy Carter established the Georgia Film Commission in hopes of bringing movie and television productions to Georgia. It has succeeded beyond anyone's dreams. You'll see Oscars, props, costumes and much more from hit movi... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 8, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Location: 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Sandro Galea, author of "Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health." 

About the Book

"A deeply affec... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 8, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Location: 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Sandro Galea, author of "Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health." 

About the Book

"A deeply af... [click here for more]

Wednesday April 24, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Location: 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome James Campbell, author of Mississippi Witness: The Photographs of Florence Mars.

About the Book

Mississippi Witness i... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 23, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Stacey Abrams, Georgia House Minority Leader and Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, gather in conversation at the beautiful Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. Sorry Movers and Shakers, but free registration for this event is AT CAPACITY. Why share? The continued suppor... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 9, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
A Cappella Books presents:

Location:  Wrecking Bar Brewpub 292 Moreland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307

Writers at the Wrecking Bar celebrates the fiction debut of Atlanta author Jessica Handler. For fans of Emma Donoghue and Alexander Chee, "The Magnetic Girl" is set at a time when the emerging presence o... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 2, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
A Cappella Books Presents:

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Kerri Kennedy, Associate General Secretary for the American Friends Service Committee and an ed... [click here for more]

Friday March 22, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
A Capella Books Presents  A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome U.S. Senator Doug Jones of Alabama. In his new book "Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights," Jones details the story of the decades-long fig... [click here for more]

Wednesday March 20, 2019 06:30 PM EDT
Presented by A Cappella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

The human microbome is a dynamic collection of bacteria, fungi, and viruses central to our survival, shaping every one of us from birth. Acclaimed writer Ed Yong wrote ... [click here for more]

Monday March 11, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Presented by A Cappella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while ... [click here for more]

Friday March 1, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Partnered with A Capella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

"Don't Label Me" is a unique conversation about diversity, bigotry, and our common humanity, by the NYT bestselling author, Oprah “Chutzpah” award-winner, and founder of the Moral ... [click here for more]

Friday March 1, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Location: 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

"Don't Label Me" is a unique conversation about diversity, bigotry, and our common humanity, by the NYT bestselling author, Oprah “Chutzpah” award-winner, and founder of the Moral Courage Project, Irsha... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 13, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Presented by A Capella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

Co-written with Decatur's Bret Witter, "The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose" is Chris Wilson's inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoi... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 5, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Partnered with A Capella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Taubman discusses and signs copies of his book "Gorbachev: His Life and Times," the first comprehensive biography of Mikhail Gorbachev, the la... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 5, 2019 01:00 PM EST
 

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

In "The World According to Fannie Davis," Bridgett M. Davis shares a singular memoir that tells the story of one unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and the life they lead running the numbers in the De... [click here for more]

Thursday January 24, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Reading and Booksigning in the Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater to commemorate author Bob Friedman and his novel "A Few Thousand Dollars: Sparking Prosperity for Everyone". [click here for more]

Monday December 3, 2018 07:00 PM EST
For many, the struggle over civil rights was not just about lunch counters, waiting rooms, or even access to the vote; it was also about Christian theology [click here for more]

Tuesday November 27, 2018 07:00 PM EST
Ellen B. Meacham tells the story of Kennedy?s visit to the Delta and the impact it had on him personally and politically. [click here for more]

Thursday November 15, 2018 07:00 PM EST
David A. Kaplan, the former legal affairs editor of Newsweek, shows how the justices subvert the role of the other branches of government?and how we?ve come to accept it at our peril. [click here for more]

Tuesday November 13, 2018 06:30 PM EST
How did life begin? What is time? What is consciousness? How much do we really know? [click here for more]

Wednesday November 7, 2018 07:00 PM EST
David Hu takes readers on an accessible, wondrous journey into the world of animal motion [click here for more]

Monday November 5, 2018 07:00 PM EST
Elliott Gorn investigates the Emmett Till story using new evidence and a broadened historical context. [click here for more]

Wednesday October 17, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and A Cappella Books welcome Harvard fellow Jamie Susskind, who will be discussing and signing copies of his book. [click here for more]
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Wednesday September 12, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller’s eye to this pivotal time in American life. He explores the competing story arcs of tragedy and hope through the political and social movements of the times ― civil rights, black power, women’s liberation, the War i... [click here for more]
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Tuesday July 31, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
In the epic tradition of Eyes on the Prize and with the cultural significance of John Lewis’s Marchtrilogy, an ambitious and harrowing account of the devoted black educators who battled southern school segregation and inequality. For two years an aging Dr. Horace Tate—a former teacher, principal, an... [click here for more]
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Monday July 30, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
A startling and gripping reexamination of the Jim Crow era, as seen through the eyes of some of the most important American writers. In this dramatic reexamination of the Jim Crow South, Anders Walker demonstrates that racial segregation fostered not simply terror and violence, but also diversity, o... [click here for more]
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Thursday July 19, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
Austin Channing Brown will be in conversation with LeCrae at The Carter Presidential Library & Museum on July 19th at 7 p.m. to discuss her new book I’M STILL HERE: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. In a time when nearly all institutions claim to value "diversity" in their mission stateme... [click here for more]

Tuesday July 10, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
Here, in a single volume, are the documents, speeches, and letters that have forged American history, now updated with new content such as Trump's inaugural address. Accompanied by interpretations of their significance by noted historian Richard D. Heffner and journalist Alexander Heffner, this book... [click here for more]
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Tuesday June 12, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
Andrew Lawler, author of The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke launches his latest book with Acapella Books at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library on Tuesday, June 12. Addressing questions that have captivated historians, archeologists and detectives for ... [click here for more]

Thursday June 7, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
Join author Julie Williams as she shares her new novel depicting Joseph Addison Turner's journey to becoming the founder of Southern literature. [click here for more]

Wednesday December 6, 2017 09:00 AM EST
The challenges of eradicating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about enormous social and economic benefits. Opening at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum on Jan. 11, 2017, “Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease” explores the factors that determine i... [click here for more]

Tuesday December 5, 2017 07:00 PM EST
On Tuesday, December 5 at 7PM, Bill Browder will appear at the Carter Library to discuss and sign copies of Red Notice.

This event is free and open to the public. 

A Cappella Books is the official bookseller for this event. 

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Tuesday October 24, 2017 07:00 PM EDT
The author discusses his book and defends his assertion that laws and policies on a local, state and federal levels are and that they have always been responsible for racial segregation in housing. 

www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

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Monday October 23, 2017 07:00 PM EDT
Issa Touma is a self-taught photographer and film director based in Aleppo. In 2012, shortly after the outbreak of the Syrian civil war, Touma’s organization, Le Pont, initiated Art Camping for Syrian refugees and citizens of Aleppo. This unique collaborative project, whose participants come from di... [click here for more]

Monday October 23, 2017 07:00 PM EDT
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Cost: Free with Registration,
Categories: Issa Touma is a self-taught photographer & film director based in Aleppo. In 2012, shortly after the outbreak of the Syrian civil war, Touma’s organization Le Pont, initiated Art Camping for Syrian refugees and citizens of Aleppo. This unique collaborative project, whose participants c... [click here for more]

Tuesday October 3, 2017 07:00 PM EDT
Pete Souza was the acclaimed chief official White House photographer for President Obama and President Reagan. During Obama’s eight years as president, Pete took close to two million photographs. To truly document both of the President’s lives, Pete would take on the responsibility of attending ever... [click here for more]

Monday October 31, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
The 20th anniversary of the Olympic Games in Atlanta has been a time for retrospection. In this case, former Ambassador Andrew Young, with the help of Harvey Newman and Andrea Young, looks back on his life and impact on the city. A Cappella Books and the authors of Andrew Young and the Making of Mod... [click here for more]

Saturday July 30, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Brian Washington debuts his civil rights movement exhibit, The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change, which features 23 original works dedicated to capturing the power, essence, and tragedy of the civil rights movement. [click here for more]

Tuesday June 14, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
King will discuss A Spirit of Charity”: Restoring the Bond Between America and Its Public Hospitals with public-health experts and sign copies. [click here for more]

Friday May 20, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
The National Conversation in Atlanta will focus on “Civil Rights and Individual Freedom.” This two-day event will address the challenges to and future of civil rights and individual freedom and will feature a Q&A session with former President Jimmy Carter. [click here for more]

Thursday May 12, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Christopher Holshek, retired U.S. army colonel and author of Travels with Harley, stops by the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum for an author talk and book signing. His book is a collection of memoirs exploring life after war. [click here for more]

Wednesday May 4, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Meg Jacobs, author of Panic at the Pump, stops by the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum for an author talk and book signing. [click here for more]

Wednesday April 27, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Presented by A Capella Books, William Geroux, author of The Mathews Men, stops by the Jimmy Carter Library to discuss and sign his new book. The book is about a Virginia family that sees seven of their sons go off to fight in World War II. [click here for more]

Wednesday March 9, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Matthew Desmond signs and discusses his book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. [click here for more]

Monday March 7, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Kathryn Johnson signs and discusses her book, My Time With the Kings, which centers around Johnson's time with Coretta Scott King after Martin Luther King Jr.'s death. [click here for more]

Tuesday March 1, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Ray Locker signs and discusses his book, Nixon's Gamble: How A President's Own Secret Government Destroyed His Administration. [click here for more]

Wednesday February 24, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Leonard Teel signs and discusses his book, Reporting the Cuban Revolution. [click here for more]

Wednesday December 9, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Journalist Ryan D’Agostino investigates the tragedy Dr. William Petit suffered the summer of 2007 in The Rising. A Cappella Books will have copies of the book available for purchase and signing. [click here for more]

Monday November 30, 2015 07:00 PM EST
UGA Press will be celebrating the release of two new photography books from UGA Press. Landscapes for the People: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service by Ren & Helen Davis presents for the first time the full biography and work of George Alexander Grant, a ph... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 21, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Ambassador Verveer and Ms. Azzarelli will celebrate the launch of their new book, Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose, with a panel discussion moderated by Candace Byrd, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed’s Chief of Staff, at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Thursday Octobe... [click here for more]

Saturday August 8, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Please join Nuclear Watch South in observing the 70th anniversary of the atomic destruction of Nagasaki. Now in its 20th year, this special Atlanta peace tradition remembers the people who died in the mushroom clouds of war and the victims worldwide of the violence inherent in nuclear technology.Bri... [click here for more]

Monday May 18, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Lost Destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr and the Doomed WWII mission to Save London sheds light on Lietenant Joseph P. Kennedy Jr,significant role in the mission. Axelrod will sign books and lead a discussion. [click here for more]

Tuesday May 5, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
American Warlord allows readers an intimate view of the titans that lead America to the global power it is. [click here for more]

Tuesday April 28, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Former Greenville CL editor turned author, Scott is coming to Atlanta for a book signing and discussion fon his latest novel Target Tokyo. The book is based on the April 1942 Doolittle Raid designed by the US to avenge the Pearl Harbor Attack. [click here for more]

Tuesday April 14, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The release of his latest book Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth, is a look into a public figure whose life and legacy was overshadowed by his final actions. [click here for more]
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