President Carter's Book Signing at Borders Bookstore - LA (October 25, 2010)
A large group of Iranian-Americans were protesting outside the bookstore. The demonstrators were aiming at raising awareness about the human rights situation in Iran. They were carrying banners and placards inscribed with slogans like "We will never forget our fallen heros". It was a mixed crowd - mostly of women and supporters of the student movement in Iran. This was a peaceful protest amidst heavy security presence.
Press Line Interview with Presiedent Carter (2:20)
President Carter visited Southern California to promote his latest book "White House Diary." Since leaving office, he has dedicated to his life to pursuing peace and human rights around the world. In 2002, President Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts and and advancing democracy.
President Carter has been a prolific writer publishing more than twenty books since departing from office. "White House Diary" is an intimate account of his White House years. It is a compilation of his observations and thoughts while in office. The book gives rare insight into the the mind of a US President.