Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), became Georgia's seventy-sixth governor on January 12, 1971. He later became the thirty-ninth president of the United States. In this speech, then-Governor Carter urges Georgia's citizens to help fight racial discrimination.
This is an excerpt. The full speech can be found here: http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/documents/inaugural_address.pdf
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