In 2002, President Jimmy Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize for his dedicated efforts for peaceful solutions to advance human rights and delivered this inspiring lecture—now published in ebook form.
On October 11, 2002, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2002 was Jimmy Carter, making him the first American-born laureate since Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the prize in 1967. President Jimmy Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10, 2002, and delivered this inspiring lecture.
Jimmy Carter was the thirty-ninth President of the United States, serving from 1977 to 1981. In 1982, he and his wife founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people around the world. Carter was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. He is the author of thirty books, including A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety; A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power; An Hour Before Daylight: Memoirs of a Rural Boyhood; and Our Endangered Values: America’s Moral Crisis.