Drake Welcomes Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States, and Rosalynn Carter visited Drake on Thursday, Sept. 13, for the 29th Bucksbaum Lecture. Jimmy and Rosalynn spoke about human rights, social justice, American foreign policy regarding the Middle East, higher education, and children’s health issues to a large crowd in the Knapp Center, and to an online audience via livestream.

The visit, co-sponsored by the Slay Fund for Social Justice at Drake University, also included a session during which the Carters spoke with students of social justice and Associate Professor of Law, Politics and Society Renee Cramer in the Cowles Library Reading Room.

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