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"Cowboy Carter" with David Nanninga

Recent books on American evangelicalism such as Kristin DuMez's Jesus and John Wayne have challenged long held assumptions about the relationship between faith and pol...

"Losing Our Religion" with Russell Moore

Dr. Russell Moore is a prominent theologian, author, and the Editor-in-Chief of Christianity Today. His most recent book Losing Our Religion: An Altar Call for Evangel...

"His Very Best" with Jonathan Alter

Journalist and Author Jonathan Alter published His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, A Life in 2020. Despite coming out a full four decades after Carter left office, it was the...

"From Playboy Bunnies to Killer Rabbits" with Amber Roessner

Understanding President Carter’s fraught relationship with the press is key to understanding his Presidency. On this Episode of Recollecting Carter, I talk once more w...

"A Tour of Washington" with Rebecca Fachner

Washington D.C is a city bustling with activity and rich with history. On this episode of Recollecting Carter, I take a tour with public historian Rebecca Fachner of s...

"A Crisis of Confidence" with Amber Roessner

President Carter’s Crisis of Confidence speech is considered one of the most iconic moments of his Presidency. So how did we come to profoundly misremember it today? O...

"The Great Deregulator" with Paul Matzko

Carter and his political appointees undertook a systematic dismantling of government regulation in a wide variety of industries ranging from air travel to alcohol. On ...

"The Long Struggle for Civil Rights" with Rachel Grant

Carter took office during a time of significant economic and cultural upheaval. On this episode of Recollecting Carter, I talk with Dr. Rachel Grant about Carter's pla...

"Rock 'n' Roll President" with Randall Stephens

Carter's genuine love for popular music was used to great effect during his political career. On this episode of Recollecting Carter, I talk with Dr. Randall Stephens ...

"Carter v. the Media" with A.J. Bauer

Today, there is a widespread belief that news media have an inherent bias toward liberal points of view. On this episode of Recollecting Carter, I talk with Dr. A. J. ...

"Legislating Morality" with Gill Frank

There are competing historical narratives about the relationship between Jerry Falwell Sr.'s Moral Majority movement and social issues like racial equality, equal righ...

"Faith and Politics" with Neil J. Young

Jimmy Carter is widely viewed to be the most authentically Christian president that America has ever had. On this episode of Recollecting Carter, I talk with Dr. Neil ...

"On The Campaign Trail" with Amber Roessner

One of the more under-appreciated aspects of Jimmy Carter's political acumen is the savvy, groundbreaking campaign strategy he and his team put together that ultimatel...

"From Plains To President" with Terre Johnson

One of my favorite things about making this podcast has been learning about President Carter not just from historians and scholars, but hearing stories from people who...

"The Peanut Farmer From Plains" with Jill Stuckey

Take a train ride to Plains, Georgia, where President Carter was born. Jill Stuckey, Superintendent of Jimmy Carter National Historical Park in Plains, gives us an ove...

Recollecting Carter – Trailer

On February 18, 2023 news broke that former President Jimmy Carter had been released to home hospice care. Carter will be remembered as a man of faith, principle, and ...

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