Jimmy Carter On 'This American Moment'

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Talk of the Nation's new series asks artists, journalists, scholars and politicians to describe the impact of "This American Moment" in the nation's history. Former President Jimmy Carter describes his reaction when he learned that Sen. Barack Obama would be the Democratic presidential nominee.

Correction Sept. 2, 2008

In the interview, we referred to "campaigns run by Strom Thurmond in North Carolina." Thurmond served as both governor of and senator from South Carolina.

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