People: Oct. 21, 2002

NOBEL EDITION

JIMMY CARTER Peace

Almost everyone agrees that Jimmy Carter was not our best President, but as former Presidents go, he's tops. This was confirmed when the Nobel Committee recognized him for his "untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development." The committee acknowledged the role he played while President in the 1978 Camp David accords, when he forged a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, and for the work he has done since leaving office in 1981. In 1982 Carter and his wife Rosalynn founded the...

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