President Carter's Cancer Has Spread to His Brain

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At the age of 90, former President Jimmy Carter announced today that cancer has been found on his brain.  He addressed reporters at a news conference in Atlanta where he planned to begin radiation treatment. "I was surprisingly at ease. I've had a wonderful life, thousands of friends, and I've had an exciting, adventurous, gratifying existence."

Richard Reeves is a presidential historian.  He's a senior lecturer at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in Los Angeles.

Credits

Guest:
Richard Reeves - USC Annenberg School for Communication

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christine Detz, Katie Cooper, Evan George