Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and playwright, actor and director Sam Shepard on this edition of Fresh Air
. Jimmy Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize this week, and was only the third President to do so. We listen back to several of his interviews: in which he talks about his work as a mediator his life in the Whitehouse and his spiritual life. Sam Shepard won a Pulitzer for his play Buried Child
and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff
. (Original Carter Broadcast Dates: January 17, 1995, January 12, 1993 and January 25, 1996. Original Shepard Broadcast Date: March 31, 1998)
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