“War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good": First Edition of Jimmy Carter's Nobel Peace Prize Lecture; Inscribed by Him
The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture.
Item Number: 366
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002.
First edition of Jimmy Carter’s Nobel Peace Prize lecture. Small octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author, “Best Wishes to _______ _______ Jimmy Carter.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Jimmy Carter was the thirty-ninth President of the United States, serving from 1977 to 1981. In 1982, he and his wife founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people around the world. Carter was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002, "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development."