Former President Jimmy Carter sits down for exclusive interview on Arizona PBS "Arizona Horizon"

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Former President Jimmy Carter discusses his latest memoir on “Arizona Horizon,” airing Aug. 3. Photo courtesy Eight, Arizona PBS.

PHOENIX – (Aug. 3, 2015)

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter joins Emmy -winning host Ted Simons for an exclusive interview about Carter’s new book, “A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety,” on the Eight, Arizona PBS public affairs program “Arizona Horizon” on Monday, Aug. 3, at 5:30 p.m.

Carter is in the Phoenix area promoting his new memoir, which provides a unique perspective on his public and private life. During the 23-minute interview, Carter and Simons will discuss the new book as well as the many moments that changed and shaped the 39th president’s life. The complete interview will air again at 10 p.m. on Eight HD and also will be archived for online viewing at www.azpbs.org/horizon.

“A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety” highlights Carter’s four years in the nation’s highest office, and the decades of domestic and international service that followed. The memoir also provides frank considerations of the presidents who have succeeded him, world leaders past and present, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, particularly the condition of women and the deprived of the developing world.

Carter served as president 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 over two dozen books, including “A Call to Action,” “An Hour Before Daylight,” “Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid” and “Our Endangered Values."

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