American Experience

Carter on Lying: Campaigning on Honesty

Clip: Season 24 | 51s

Jimmy Carter campaigned on a platform on honesty at a time when the nation sorely needed it. "The country had been through a horrible time, and Jimmy Carter represented honesty and decency," said journalist John Farrell.

Aired: 10/31/11

Rating: NR

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