American Experience

Carter's First Lady: Rosalynn

Clip: Season 24 | 1m 8s

Rosalynn Carter was a major figure in her husband's campaigns and policy meetings. "She wanted to be more than a fashion plate and somebody who gave teas," says historian E. Stanly Godbold.

Aired: 10/31/11

Rating: NR

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