Jimmy Carter to Appear on 'Letterman'

The former president will be a guest March 24, a day before his latest book hits store shelves.
AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco
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.

STORY: 2014's Complete Guide to TV Pilots

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.