That applies only if … (Carter Presidential Library) “We were well-rounded as far as music at the White House,” recalled the president’s son, James “Chip” Carter, during a recent phone conversation.
He sought to improve the environment. We got him to talk about it with the very fervent hope that this will happen again.". Jimmy Carter served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. Inheriting a Vietnam War-embattled White House that for the eight years prior had been occupied by Richard Nixon and, after his resignation, Gerald Ford, Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter treated the center of power not as a fortified bunker but as a kind of People's Park.
Upon graduation in 1946 from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, Carter married Rosalynn Smith.
We just kept going up till we got to the roof, where we leaned against the flagpole at the top of the place and lit one up. "We thought we were celebrating victories that we had won," says Nile Rodgers, producer and founder of funk band Chic, of the Carter presidency. As Farrell was getting ready to leave, one of them asked, "Do you want to hear about Jimmy Carter and his friendship with Bob Dylan?" The Presidential biographies on WhiteHouse.gov are from “The Presidents of the United States of America,” by Frank Freidel and Hugh Sidey. That's kind of what they do as songwriters,” says director Wharton. Chief: Indiana police recruit fired for ties to neo-Nazis, Maria Sharapova Nets Pastoral Santa Barbara Ranch, Arthritis Treatments Your Doctor May Not Share, PHOTOS: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — A look back, Kirstie Alley responds to critics after saying she'll vote for Trump again: 'Don't think I've ever seen so much name-calling in my life', The Queen Reportedly Shut Down Prince Harry's Demand That Meghan Markle Get Her Way on Her Wedding Day, Eric Trump calls Jake Tapper 'so angry and smug' after CNN anchor abruptly ends tense interview with his wife Lara, Michigan Gov.
The Jimmy Carter Library Also, they wanted to convey a more positive message, which was "how [Carter] used music, how it's impacted his life and how it impacts all of our lives. Across Carter’s term, artists including Nelson, Charles Mingus, Loretta Lynn, Bob Dylan, Sarah Vaughan, Cecil Taylor, Linda Ronstadt (who had campaigned against Carter with her then-boyfriend Jerry Brown), the Staple Singers, Cher (and her then-boyfriend, Gregg Allman) and Tom T. Hall either visited or performed at the White House. "That was part of what resonated with us. He's confirmed it in the past, and usually answers in vague terms. Carter could point to a number of achievements in domestic affairs.
Crosby, Stills and Nash once dropped by the place unannounced.
Carter, says Farrell, "was truly, truly, truly a fan" of music.
Carter did the opposite. The seizure as hostages of the U. S. embassy staff in Iran dominated the news during the last 14 months of the administration. It's hard to imagine a similar scenario with the Trump clan — unless Kanye West and Ted Nugent were down for a collaboration. He could stay at the White House residence when need arose.