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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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Jimmy Carter, Thirty-Ninth President
President Carter flashes a smile while campaigning.,  Diana Walker, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Diana Walker, 1980
President Carter flashes a smile while campaigning for re-election in Torrance, California.
Did you know?
President Carter's re-election campaign in 1980 was burdened by a host of problems at home and abroad, especially runaway inflation and the Iranian hostage crisis. The crisis forced Carter to limit his campaign travels, and he lost the November election to Ronald Reagan by a wide margin.
 
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The July 26, 1976 cover of Time magazine features presidential nominee Jimmy Carter.President-elect, Jimmy Carter visits the White House shortly before being inaugurated.President Carter works in his private office.
Secretary of State Cyrus Vance confers with President Carter.President Carter greets reporters at a press conference.President Carter and the Shah of Iran, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi wives, Rosalynn Carter and Farah Diba
Presidents Nixon and Carter exchange greetings.President Carter greets the crowd on Earth Day.President Carter places flowers on the grave of a soldier.
President Carter greets House Speaker Tip O'Neill.President Carter and Vice President Mondale listen to Elie Wiesel.President Carter witnesses the historic signing of a Middle East peace treaty.
President Carter, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and their wives, Rosalynn and JehanFirst Lady Rosalynn Carter visits Cambodian refugees.President Carter flashes a smile while campaigning.

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