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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
441 Freedom Parkway N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 865-7100
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