In Their Own Words

Childhood in the South

Clip: Season 2 Episode 4 | 2m 57s  | Video has closed captioning.

Born in 1924 in the rural town of Plains, Georgia, Jimmy Carter comes of age during an era inflicted by de jure racial segregation. Despite having a father known for his reputation as a white supremacist, Jimmy seeks moral guidance from many of the Black sharecroppers who work on his father’s peanut farm.

Aired: 09/28/21

Rating: TV-PG

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