People: Apr. 22, 1985

Move over, La Pasionaria. Amy Carter has mounted the barricades. The 17-year- old daughter of former President Jimmy Carter was arrested last week when she formally trespassed on the grounds of South Africa's embassy in Washington, D.C. The youngest Carter human rights campaigner was searched and handcuffed, then released after being held for less than an hour by Washington police. Like the more than 1,800 other protesters arrested at the embassy, she will not be prosecuted. Now a high school student in Atlanta, Amy had called home beforehand to inform her mother of her plans but not to seek parental consent....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!