Interesting facts about rosalynn carter??

I need a minimum of 6 INTERESTING facts about rosalynn carter. Best answer for interesting ones extra points for extra answers!! Thanks!!@!

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  • Kate
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    1 decade ago
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    ~Both Rosalynn and Jimmy grew up in Plains, Georgia, and although they knew each other well, he never asked her for a date until he was home on leave from the Navy in 1945.

    ~They were married the following year and lived in Norfolk while he finished his military duty.

    ~They returned to Plains and the Carter family peanut business, which Jimmy later inherited from his father.

    ~After learning accounting, she took care of the company books.

    ~When Jimmy won the presidency, a reformer who was against government overspending, she packed a picnic lunch in lieu of an inaugural ball.

    ~Amidst the glamour of the Washington swearing-in ceremony Rosalynn attended her husbands inauguration wearing a six year old dress .

    ~As First Lady she was her husband's best friend and closest advisor, regularly sitting in on Cabinet meetings.

    They tried to have a regular Wednesday lunch date to discuss administration policy and personal matters.

    ~Often called "The Steel Magnolia," she hired an 18 member staff to try to convince Congressmen to vote for the Equal Rights Amendment .

    ~She and her staff also worked on problems of the aged, including mental health afflictions.

    ~ Rosalynn convinced PBS to broadcast select performances from the White House so everyone, especially children, could enjoy works performed in ballet, symphony, and the arts.

    http://www.usatrivia.com/flbicart.html

    It's not much, but it's the best I could find....

  • 1 decade ago

    I could possibly help you if they didn't have to be "interesting".

  • 1 decade ago

    I don't know what you'd find interesting, but if you go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosalynn_Carter

    you could take your pick. have fun!

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