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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter, 1981

James Earl Carter Jr. was born on this day, October 1, in 1924. The 39th President of the United States was photographed not long before he would leave office, in January of 1981.

Karsh photographed twelve United States Presidents, from Herbert Hoover (1948) to Bill Clinton (1993). Read more.