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MAR
19
6 MOS

Jimmy Carter to Appear on 'Letterman'

The former president will be a guest March 24, a day before his latest book hits store shelves.

Jimmy Carter Speaking at Ethical Elections Pact - P 2014
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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter is set to make his first appearance on Late Show With David Letterman in nearly a decade. 

The former president will guest on the late night show on March 24, CBS said on Wednesday. 

The appearance is part of Carter's media tour to promote his new book, A Call to Action, which hits store shelves on March 25. 

The 89-year-old politician is also scheduled to be interviewed by Katie Couric at the Women in the World Summit in early April.

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Letterman is currently in reruns this week. Among political guests, the CBS show recently hosted Sen. John McCain on March 10.   

Carter's A Call to Action, published by Simon & Schuster, is described as spotlighting women's rights issues around the world.