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James Earl Carter, The Nine of Spades
39th President of the United States, 1977—1981

Toothsome southerner James Earl Carter almost stumped the panel on the television show “What’s My Line” two years before he became president. Carter brought together Israel and Egypt to sign the Camp David Accords in 1978. The first major Israeli—Arab treaty, the Accords set a framework for peace in the Middle East and ended the 31 year state of war between Israel and Egypt. A deeply religious man, both during and after his presidency, Carter worked tirelessly to improve human rights and living conditions and to expand democracy throughout the world.

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