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Former President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter discuss their book "Everything To Gain"

BROADCAST: Jun. 5, 1987 | DURATION: 00:46:04


From the book, “Everything to Gain: Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life”, in a country with such great wealth, to see so many (people) without a place to live is devastating, according to Rosalynn Carter, and President Jimmy Carter said it was embarrassing. Their backgrounds, their time in the White House, the homeless and Habitat for Humanity are some of the topics covered in the Carters’ book. At the time when the Carters started to write this book, they had been married for 40 years. Mr. Carter revealed that writing this book together was the worst experience they shared. The book caused great arguments and at times, they ended up sending each other memos instead of actually talking to one another. There is also an excerpt from a Lillian Smith interview at 16:15 to 18:20