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Jimmy Carter

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  • Saving the Salton Sea: Do it for the birds

    To the editor: Thank you for your plea to save the Salton Sea. I would have gone further in emphasizing its importance to birds, not just in migration, but year-round. ("Saving the Salton Sea is smart environmental policy," editorial, March 15) Just...
  • Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art

    Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art
    1891: Born Archibald John Motley Jr. in New Orleans on Oct. 7 to Mary Huff Motley and Archibald John Motley Sr. 1894: Motley family moves to Chicago. 1914-18: Motley studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's pardoned from military...
  • Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work

    Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work
    MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
  • March 14 Letters: Logan Act, influence in Congress, Isle of Wight taxes

    Logan Act's impact Bill Wright ("Return to sender," March 11) is among those who believe 47 Republican senators should be charged with violating the Logan Act because they wrote an open letter to Iran's leaders stating that any executive agreement...
  • Guest Column: There's no denying L.A.'s climate appeal

    Guest Column: There's no denying L.A.'s climate appeal
    Everyone knows what the legendary crossing of the United States to California is like: Calistoga wagons baking near dried-up water holes, Okies in overheated cars, stumbling miners crazed with thirst (have you ever known of one who wasn’t?)....
  • Renewable energy is a California success story

    Renewable energy is a California success story
    In 2011, Solyndra, a California-based solar panel manufacturer, defaulted on a $535-million federal loan and went bankrupt. Critics argued that this proved renewable energy was hopelessly impractical and expensive and that federal and state policies to...
  • Whale watching now year-round activity in San Diego

    Whale watching now year-round activity in San Diego
    Once limited to the winter months, whale watching off San Diego is now a year-round activity that comes with a guarantee of a sighting. On a recent day on the Pacific Ocean, it took just less than an hour away from the dock for Capt. Troy Sears to...
  • Exploring Gulf could help U.S. achieve energy independence

    Exploring Gulf could help U.S. achieve energy independence
    In 1977, President Jimmy Carter established the U.S. Department of Energy, with — among other things — the goal of making America completely energy independent. We have pursued this laudable goal in a variety of ways, through the development...
  • Bush cropped out of Selma photo

    Bush cropped out of Selma photo
    I am disappointed that the Associated Press photograph of the Selma bridge march on the front page of the Sunday edition was edited to remove all but a forearm of former President George W. Bush as he marched with President Barack Obama ("President...
  • Mohsin Hamid on 'Discontent and Its Civilizations'

    Mohsin Hamid on 'Discontent and Its Civilizations'
    Best known for his fiction, especially the acclaimed novels "Moth Smoke" (2000), "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" (2007) and "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia" (2013), Mohsin Hamid maintains a fruitful sideline as an essayist and commentator on...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous

    Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous
    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The...