Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President (DVD)

Directed by Mary Wharton

Release Year: 2020
Running Time: 96
UPC: 7 38329 25111 6
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Cast
Jimmy Carter
Bob Dylan
Bono
Garth Brooks
Jimmy Buffett
Willie Nelson

Crew
Directed by Mary Wharton

If it hadn’t been for a bottle of scotch and a late-night visit from musician Gregg Allman, Jimmy Carter might never have been elected the 39th President of the United States. This documentary charts the mostly forgotten story of how Carter, a lover of all types of music, forged a tight bond with musicians Willie Nelson, the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan and others. Low on campaign funds and lacking in name recognition, Carter relied on support from these artists to give him a crucial boost in the Democratic primaries. Once Carter was elected, the musicians became frequent guests in the White House. The surprisingly significant role that music played throughout Carter’s life and in his work becomes a thread in this engaging portrait of one of the most enigmatic Presidents in American history.


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