My Turn: Reckoning with our moral weakness

...conduct. It took 100 years before the Navy officially accepted responsibility for Merriman's act. Under President Jimmy Carter, the U.S. government paid $90,000 in reparations. In 1982 Assistant Secretary of the Navy John Herrington acknowledged...
Truth in fiction

...was also a prominent Alaskan: he served as an Alaska Supreme Court Justice in the 1970s and was later appointed by Jimmy Carter to be the first Alaskan on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals."I didn't follow in my dad's footsteps at all...
Local | Art
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...boondoggle dams nobody wanted or needed built to keep the pork flowing from Washington to contractors in western states, Jimmy Carter's ill-fated attempts to reign in the Bureau of Reclamation, the Bureau's infighting with the Army Corps of Engineers...
Federal courtroom named after late Juneau judge

...he became the first Alaskan to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals when he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter.Boochever served on the appellate court, just one step under the U.S. Supreme Court, until he was 90 years old...
Robert Boochever United States Courthouse dedication

...appointed to the Alaska State Supreme Court where he served for eight years, three as Chief Justice. In 1980 President Jimmy Carter appointed Boochever to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, where he became known as a champion...
Empire Editorial: Just say 'no' to Sarah

...same league as distinguished governors who have risen to the presidency. She is not Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, or Jimmy Carter. They all served full gubernatorial terms, for one thing. Reagan, a movie star with a BA in economics and sociology...
Opinion | Sarah Palin
Winning season nice, but Pirates need more home, but the throw was just up the line and Bream slid in just before the tag.In the stands, former President Jimmy Carter high-fived everyone around him as the crowd of 51,000 in Atlanta celebrated one of the most improbable comebacks...
America fed a fairy tale on Benghazi attack

...administration. ...Americans over a certain age remember the seizure of the U.S. embassy in Iran during the presidency of Jimmy Carter.That brings to mind a bumper sticker we saw that suggests that Obama's presidency represents Carter's second term...
Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment'

...Iran-Contra scandal. The aggressive performance quashed criticism that Bush was wimpy.In his 1980 challenge to President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan pulled off two famous debate lines that helped win a landslide. "There you go again," he quipped...
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Unemployment below 8 percent, first time since 2009

...unemployment rate was as high as September's 7.8 percent, even after the sharp drop from August. Ford lost to Jimmy Carter.Ronald Reagan faced 7.2 percent unemployment in 1984 and trounced Walter Mondale to win a second term.
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