Robert Buccellato the author of Florida Governors Lasting Legacies has penned another book this time about President Jimmy Carter and his hometown of Plains, Georgia. The new book Jimmy Carter in Plains: (Images of Modern America) is on sale now for release on February 1. The book is a unique look at the relationship between President Carter and his hometown. Exclusive photographs from Charles Plant in this book weave a motif of Carter and his family in the town of Plains. In a far ranging interview, Kartik Krishnaiyer sat down with the author to discuss Carter’s relationship with both his mother and father, his upbringing in segregationist South Georgia, his naval service and a discussion about how his retail politics honed in Plains helped him win the New Hampshire Primary in 1976 en route to the Presidency. We also discuss at length President Carter’s post White House life, his interactions with other members of the exclusive fraternity of US Presidents.
Full interview is below: