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This article is about Hodding Carter II, the journlalist. For his son, the Jimmy Carter White House aide, see Hodding Carter III Order: 39th President Vice President: Walter Mondale Term of office: January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981 Preceded by: Gerald Ford Succeeded by: Ronald Reagan Date of birth: October 1, 1924 Place of birth: Plains, Georgia First Lady: Rosalynn Carter Political party: Democratic James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr. ...


William Hodding Carter II, was born in Hammond, LA on February 3, 1907, and was a noted progressive journalist and author. He died on April 4, 1972 in Greenville, MS of a heart attack. Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Greenville is a city located in Washington County, Mississippi. ...


Carter attended Bowdoin College, graduating in 1927. His first paper was the Hammond Daily Courier, which he started in 1932. The paper was noted for its opposition to Huey Long. Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. ... Huey Pierce Long (August 30, 1893 – September 10, 1935), known as The Kingfish, was an American politician of the Democratic Party; he was governor of Louisiana (1928–1932), Senator (1932–1935) and a presidential hopeful before his assassination. ...


He also wrote articles in the Greenville Delta Democrat-Times regarding social and economic intolerance in the deep south that won him widespread acclaim and the moniker "Spokesman of the New South." He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1946 for his editorials, in particular a series lambasting the treatment of returning Nisei soldiers, treatment that he regarded as unfair. He was a professor for a single semester at Tulane University in New Orleans, USA. Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-04-13, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... The Nisei Japanese (二世 pronounced Nee-say, lit. ... Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian university headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. ...


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