We Enjoyed Living in This House

The Carters leave the White House with regret and head home

As Jimmy Carter and his wife packed their personal belongings into cardboard boxes last week and prepared to leave the White House, their minds were on both the history-rich home they were departing from and the return to their native south Georgia. On one of their final days in the White House, over breakfast in the family dining room, they talked with TIME Washington Bureau Chief Robert Ajemian about the drastic change in their lives. Ajemian's report:

Jimmy Carter stood in the second-floor hallway waiting for his wife to join him for...

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