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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.

Blythe Randolph and John Loughery, Dorothy Day

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 ...
Cost: Free

Patricia Martin Holt - Empower a Refugee

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 ...
Cost: Free

Andrea L. Dennis - Rap on Trial

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...
Cost: Free

Candacy Taylor - Ovreground Railroard.

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...
Cost: Free

Fred Kaplan - The Bomb

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-...
Cost: Free

Fred Kaplan, The Bomb

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...
Cost: Free

Richard Hasen - Election Meltdown

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...
Cost: Free

Craig Fehrman - Author in Chief

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...
Cost: Free

Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg - Voices of Our Republic

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...
Cost: Free

David Zucchino - Wilmington's Lie

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 ...
Cost: Free

Ingrid Newkirk - Animalkind

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...
Cost: Free

Jerry Mitchell - Race Against Time

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...
Cost: Free

The Freedom Brass

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 ...
Cost: Free

Screening of "In The Name of Peace"

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...
Cost: Free

Peggy Wallace Kennedy - “The Broken Road”

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...
Cost: Free

Tom Chaffin – “Revolutionary Brothers”

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.
Cost: Free

Mo Rocca – “Mobituaries”

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...
Cost: $29.99-$34.99

Samantha Power- “The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir”

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...
Cost: $29.99-$34.99

“The Pollinators”

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...
Cost: Free

Reel Magnolias: Georgia’s Female Filmmakers presents - “Behind the Glamour: Film Production”

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...
Cost: Free

Superpowers of Nanotechnology

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...
Cost: Free

Day of the UnDead

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...
Cost: Free

"WBCN and the American Revolution" free film screening

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...
Cost: Free

Rebecca Vaughn- "20 Years in the Secret Service: My Life with Five Presidents"

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 ...
Cost: Free

Fried Green Tomatoes

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
Cost: Free

Strange Saturday Funfest

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!
Cost: Free

Defend Media Freedom Panel

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...
Cost: free

Book Signing: Joshua Douglas-Vote For Us

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...
Cost: Free

Josh Douglas- "Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting"

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...
Cost: Free

Reel Magnolias: Georgia's Female Filmmakers

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...
Cost: Free

First Man

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...
Cost: Free

Jim Auchmutey - Smokelore

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.
Cost: Free

Jenna Brayton, Molly Dillon, Elle Celeste | Yes She Can

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...
Cost: FREE

Joseph Menn - Cult of the Dead Cow

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...
Cost: Free

Clay Risen - Crowded Hour

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...
Cost: Free

Tony Horwitz - Spying on the South

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...
Cost: Free

George Packer - Our Man

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...
Cost: Free

Georgia On My Screen

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...
Cost: Free-$12

Sandro Galea I Well

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...
Cost: Free

Sandro Galea - Well

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...
Cost: Free

James Campbell - Mississippi Witness

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...
Cost: Free

Finding My Voice: Valerie Jarrett and Stacey Abrams

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...
Cost: Free

Writers at the Wrecking Bar Presents Jessica Handler | The Magnetic Girl

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...
Cost: Free

Kerri Kennedy | Indivisible

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...
Cost: Free

U.S. Senator Doug Jones | Bending Toward Justice

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...
Cost: $30 + $5.66 Fee

Atlanta Science Festival Presents: Ed Yong | I Contain Multitudes

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 ...
Cost: Free

Mitchell Jackson | Survival Math

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 ...
Cost: Free

Irshad Manji | Don't Label Me

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...
Cost: Free

Irshad Manji | Don't Label Me - March 1, 2019

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 ...
Cost: Free

Chris Wilson and Bret Witter | The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose

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...
Cost: Free

William Taubman | Gorbachev: His Life and Times

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...
Cost: Free

Bridgett M. Davis | The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

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...
Cost: Free

Bob Friedman - “A Few Thousands Dollars: Sparking Prosperity for Everyone”

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".
Cost: Free

Ansley Quiros - God With Us: Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia

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
Cost: Free

Ellen Meacham - Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi

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.
Cost: Free

David Kaplan - The Most Dangerous Branch

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.
Cost: Free

"The Most Unknown"

Tuesday November 13, 2018 06:30 pm EST
How did life begin? What is time? What is consciousness? How much do we really know?
Cost: Free

David Hu - ?How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls?

Wednesday November 7, 2018 07:00 pm EST
David Hu takes readers on an accessible, wondrous journey into the world of animal motion
Cost: Free

Elliott Gorn - ?Let the People See?

Monday November 5, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Elliott Gorn investigates the Emmett Till story using new evidence and a broadened historical context.
Cost: Free

Jamie Susskind | Future Politics

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.
Cost: Free-$27.95

Frye Galliard | A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost

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...
Cost: Free

Vanessa Siddle Walker | Lost Education of Horace Tate

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...
Cost: Free

Anders Walker | The Burning House: Jim Crow and the Making of Modern America

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...
Cost: Free

Austin Channing Brown & LeCrae | I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

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...
Cost: Free

Alexander Heffner: A Documentary History of the United States

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...
Cost: Free

Author Andrew Lawler Book Release Event at Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

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 ...
Cost: FREE

Julie Williams, Three Not-So-Ordinary Joes

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.
Cost: Free

Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease

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...
Cost: Free-$8

Bill Browder | Red Notice

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. 

Cost: Free

Richard Rothstein: 'Color Of Law'

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.

Cost: Free w/ RSVP

ACP Film Series Presents: " 9 Days: From My Window in Aleppo - Issa Touma"

Monday October 23, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
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...
Cost: Free with Registration

ACP Film Series Presents: '9 Days From My Window In Aleppo-Issa Touma'

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...
Cost: Free w/ RSVP

ACP Lecture Series Presents: Pete Souza

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...
Cost: SOLD OUT

Andrew Young and the Making of Modern Atlanta

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...
Cost: Free

The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change

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.
Cost: Free-$8

Mike King

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.
Cost: Free

National Archives' National Conversation on Rights and Justice

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.
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Christopher Holshek Author Talk

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.
Cost: Free

Meg Jacobs Book Signing

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.
Cost: Free

William Geroux Book Signing

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.
Cost: Free

Matthew Desmond Book Signing

Wednesday March 9, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Matthew Desmond signs and discusses his book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.
Cost: Free

Kathryn Johnson Book Signing

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.
Cost: Free

Ray Locker Book Signing

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.
Cost: Free

Leonard Teel Book Signing

Wednesday February 24, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Leonard Teel signs and discusses his book, Reporting the Cuban Revolution.
Cost: Free

Ryan D'Agostino: The Rising

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.
Cost: Free

An Evening Celebrating Photography

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...
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Atlanta Mayor's Chief of Staff Candace Byrd to moderate talk with Ambassador Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli, Co-Authors of Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose

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...
Cost: FREE

Seeds of Peace Nagasaki Observance

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...
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Alan Axelrod

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.
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Jonathan Jordan

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.
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James M. Scott

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.
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Terry Alford

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.
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Barney Frank

Monday April 13, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A book signing for his political memoir A Life in Politics from The Great Society to Same Sex Marriage.
Cost: $30-$40

Evening Briefing with Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria

Wednesday April 1, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Featuring The Honorable Robert Stephen Ford, Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria and AlgeriaIn discussion with:Hrair Balian, director, Conflict Resolution Program, The Carter CenterAbbas Barzegar, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Religious Studies, Georgia State University
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Jim Auchmutey

Monday March 30, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A discussion and book release for his book, The Class of '65: A Student, a Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness. It portrays the conflicted heart of the South
Cost: Free

Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

Monday March 16, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Book signing and discussion for The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years (2015). He was former United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare; founder and former chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia).
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Elena Conis

Tuesday January 20, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Vaccines are just as controversial nowadays as they are ubiquitous: Join us for an evening with Emory historian Elena Conis as she presents her new book, VACCINE NATION: AMERICA'S CHANGING RELATIONSHIP WITH IMMUNIZATION. A discussion of the political, social, and medical context of vaccinations with...
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Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter

Sunday May 18, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The rise and fall of Jimmy Carter’s political fortunes ironically led to the emergence of the Religious Right, argues religious historian Randall Balmer in Redeemer." This impressive biography traces the events of the 70s and 80s that redefined the relationship between church and state. Balmer rea...
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Dave Barry

Thursday March 6, 2014 07:00 pm EST
New York Times best-selling and Pulitzer prize winning author reads from his latest, You Can Date Boys When You're Forty, a look at the pitfalls of parenting.
Cost: Free

Ishmael Beah

Tuesday January 21, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Beah reads from, discusses, and signs copies of Radiance of Tomorrow, an affecting, tender parable about postwar life in Sierra Leone.
Cost: Free
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