Jimmy Carter

Editor's note: Faithful readers of Howard Wilkinson's weekly "Tales from the Trail" column will want to know that this feature will be published on Fridays beginning May 4.

Thursday, May 29, 1980, was a day of revelation to me as a young political reporter.

That was the day I learned that Ohio was, in fact, the center of the universe when it came to American presidential politics.

For the first time since 2013, the five living former presidents appeared together at a concert Saturday night to raise money for hurricane victims.

Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W. and George W. Bush were on stage in College Station, Texas, to try to unite the country after the recent storms.

The concert at Texas A&M's Reed Arena was to raise money for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Jimmy Carter and Presidential Legacy

Jul 30, 2015
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10am

A conversation on presidential legacy with the 39th President of the United States, 36 years after his sole term in the world's highest office.

Jimmy Carter and Presidential Legacy

Jul 15, 2015
Beverly & Pack / via Flickr

A conversation on presidential legacy with the 39th President of the United States, 36 years after his sole term in the world's highest office.