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  • January, 2019-December, 2019


  • National History Day 2019

    Education - Professional Development January 1, 2019-December 30, 2019
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    We support the year-long National History Day competition as an exciting way for students to study and learn about historical issues, ideas, people and events at our locations around the country and online!

    The National Archives is the nation’s record keeper. We hold billions of primary sources. Many can be incorporated into NHD research and projects. Visit the National Archives web page for National History Day to get started! Contact us if you need help.

  • February, 2019


  • William Taubman - “Gorbachev: His Life and Times”

    Author Programs February 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Discussion/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Taubman discusses and signs copies of his book “Gorbachev: His Life and Times”, the first comprehensive biography of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union.

  • Bridgett M. Davis - “The World According to Fannie Davis”

    Author Programs February 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In “The World According to Fannie Davis”, Bridgett M. Davis shares a singular memoir that tells the story of one unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and the life they lead running the numbers in the Detroit of the 1960s and 1970s.

    Davis will be in conversation with Atlanta’s own Tayari Jones, New York Times bestselling author of “An American Marriage”.

  • Georgia Film Academy Presents - “Casting and Talent Agencies”

    Special Events February 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The Georgia Film Academy presents talent agencies and casting. The Georgia film industry has become #1 in the nation, in part due to the efforts of people like Rebecca Shrager (Pres of People Store talent agency) and Mark Fincannon, Owner of Fincannon and Associates Casting. You’ll find out what casting directors and talent scouts look for when preparing for a movie, commercial or other videos.

  • March, 2019


  • Irshad Manji - “Don’t Label Me”

    Author Programs March 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Reading/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Irshad Manji, founder of the award-winning Moral Courage Project at the University of Southern California, New York Times bestselling author and the first winner of Oprah Winfrey’s “Chutzpah” prize for boldness, tackles the question of diversity. “Don’t Label Me” is a unique conversation about diversity, bigotry, and our common humanity. Manji will be in conversation with WABE’s Rose Scott.

  • Mitchell Jackson - “Survival Math”

    Author Programs March 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while examining the cultural forces—large and small—that led him and his family to this place.

  • Howard Schultz - “From the Ground Up”

    Author Programs March 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    This is a Ticketed Event

    Ticket details coming soon

    “From the longtime CEO and chairman of Starbucks, a bold, dramatic work about the new responsibilities that leaders, businesses, and citizens share in American society today—as viewed through the intimate lens of one man’s life and work.

    What do we owe one another? How do we channel our drive, ingenuity, even our pain, into something more meaningful than individual success? And what is our duty in the places where we live, work, and play?”

  • Ed Young - “I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life”

    Author Programs March 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm
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    Discussion/6:30pm - 9:30pm

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free with advance reservation

    Reservations available at https://www.freshtix.com/events/science-on-stage-the-forgotten-organ

    The Carter Library and the Atlanta Science Festival present acclaimed writer Ed Yong and a panel of four nationally known playwrights discussing his book “I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life”. The book looks at the amazing partnerships between animals and microbes and was the inspiration for the playwrights 48 hour marathon of isolated furious writing to create four newly-formed plays all based on the book.

  • Senator Doug Jones - “Bending Toward Justice”

    Author Programs March 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    The story of the decades-long fight to bring justice to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, culminating in Sen. Doug Jones’ prosecution of the last living bombers.

    PLEASE NOTE: Although this event is FREE and open to the public, we anticipate that the demand will exceed available seating for this event. In order to reserve a seat, you can PURCHASE a ticket to the event at acappellabooks.com . The ticket includes a signed copy of the book.

    Freshtix Events/Senator Doug Jones

  • April, 2019


  • Kerri Kennedy - “Indivisible: Global Leaders on Shared Security”

    Author Programs April 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    More than forty global leaders and activists reflect on the state of the world, and the indivisibility of lasting peace and security. Taken together these global citizens articulate a persuasive and powerful argument in favor of a new way of looking at a world where we reframe security as a shared goal.

  • Justin Rose - “The Drum Major Instinct: Martin Luther King Jr.‘s Theory of Political Service”

    Author Programs April 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    InThe Drum Major Instinct, Justin Rose draws on Martin Luther King Jr.’s sermons, political speeches, and writings to construct and conceptualize King’s politics as a unified theory.

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  • January, 2019-December, 2019


  • National History Day 2019

    Education - Professional Development January 1, 2019-December 30, 2019
    nhdlogo

    We support the year-long National History Day competition as an exciting way for students to study and learn about historical issues, ideas, people and events at our locations around the country and online!

    The National Archives is the nation’s record keeper. We hold billions of primary sources. Many can be incorporated into NHD research and projects. Visit the National Archives web page for National History Day to get started! Contact us if you need help.

  • February, 2019


  • William Taubman - “Gorbachev: His Life and Times”

    Author Programs February 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    taubman

    Discussion/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Taubman discusses and signs copies of his book “Gorbachev: His Life and Times”, the first comprehensive biography of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union.

  • Bridgett M. Davis - “The World According to Fannie Davis”

    Author Programs February 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm
    davisbm

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In “The World According to Fannie Davis”, Bridgett M. Davis shares a singular memoir that tells the story of one unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and the life they lead running the numbers in the Detroit of the 1960s and 1970s.

    Davis will be in conversation with Atlanta’s own Tayari Jones, New York Times bestselling author of “An American Marriage”.

  • Georgia Film Academy Presents - “Casting and Talent Agencies”

    Special Events February 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    georgiafilm

    Lecture

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The Georgia Film Academy presents talent agencies and casting. The Georgia film industry has become #1 in the nation, in part due to the efforts of people like Rebecca Shrager (Pres of People Store talent agency) and Mark Fincannon, Owner of Fincannon and Associates Casting. You’ll find out what casting directors and talent scouts look for when preparing for a movie, commercial or other videos.

  • March, 2019


  • Irshad Manji - “Don’t Label Me”

    Author Programs March 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    manji

    Reading/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Irshad Manji, founder of the award-winning Moral Courage Project at the University of Southern California, New York Times bestselling author and the first winner of Oprah Winfrey’s “Chutzpah” prize for boldness, tackles the question of diversity. “Don’t Label Me” is a unique conversation about diversity, bigotry, and our common humanity. Manji will be in conversation with WABE’s Rose Scott.

  • Mitchell Jackson - “Survival Math”

    Author Programs March 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    jacksonm

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while examining the cultural forces—large and small—that led him and his family to this place.

  • Howard Schultz - “From the Ground Up”

    Author Programs March 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    schultzH

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    This is a Ticketed Event

    Ticket details coming soon

    “From the longtime CEO and chairman of Starbucks, a bold, dramatic work about the new responsibilities that leaders, businesses, and citizens share in American society today—as viewed through the intimate lens of one man’s life and work.

    What do we owe one another? How do we channel our drive, ingenuity, even our pain, into something more meaningful than individual success? And what is our duty in the places where we live, work, and play?”

  • Ed Young - “I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life”

    Author Programs March 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm
    science

    Discussion/6:30pm - 9:30pm

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free with advance reservation

    Reservations available at https://www.freshtix.com/events/science-on-stage-the-forgotten-organ

    The Carter Library and the Atlanta Science Festival present acclaimed writer Ed Yong and a panel of four nationally known playwrights discussing his book “I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life”. The book looks at the amazing partnerships between animals and microbes and was the inspiration for the playwrights 48 hour marathon of isolated furious writing to create four newly-formed plays all based on the book.

  • Senator Doug Jones - “Bending Toward Justice”

    Author Programs March 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    jonesdoug

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    The story of the decades-long fight to bring justice to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, culminating in Sen. Doug Jones’ prosecution of the last living bombers.

    PLEASE NOTE: Although this event is FREE and open to the public, we anticipate that the demand will exceed available seating for this event. In order to reserve a seat, you can PURCHASE a ticket to the event at acappellabooks.com . The ticket includes a signed copy of the book.

    Freshtix Events/Senator Doug Jones

  • April, 2019


  • Kerri Kennedy - “Indivisible: Global Leaders on Shared Security”

    Author Programs April 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    kennedy

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    More than forty global leaders and activists reflect on the state of the world, and the indivisibility of lasting peace and security. Taken together these global citizens articulate a persuasive and powerful argument in favor of a new way of looking at a world where we reframe security as a shared goal.

  • Justin Rose - “The Drum Major Instinct: Martin Luther King Jr.‘s Theory of Political Service”

    Author Programs April 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    rose_1

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    InThe Drum Major Instinct, Justin Rose draws on Martin Luther King Jr.’s sermons, political speeches, and writings to construct and conceptualize King’s politics as a unified theory.

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