||The former president's personal tale of political intrigue and social conflict during his first campaign for public office. Iluminates the origins of his commitment to human rights and bears further witness to the accomplishments of an extraordinary man.
|Editors Note 1
||The former president's account of his first political battle--a dramatic crossroads for his career and the future of American politics. Carter reveals how the famous "one man, one vote" Supreme Court ruling of 1962 set the stage for a battle that nearly strangled his early career, as the power brokers of southwestern Georgia tried to deny him his seat in the Senate. Photos. Maps.
|Editors Note 2
||The former president recounts his first election campaign in 1962 when he ran for the state senate and how the election became a battle between the entrenched powers of the Old South and an emerging New South. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.