Former President Jimmy Carter Back To Building Homes One Day After Fall | NBC Nightly News


FORMER PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER FROM INSPIRING AMERICA TODAY. CARTER FROM INSPIRING AMERICA TODAY. HERE IS HARRY SMITH. AMERICA TODAY. HERE IS HARRY SMITH.>>Reporter: IT’S NOT HERE IS HARRY SMITH.>>Reporter: IT’S NOT FOR NOTHING, JIMMY>>Reporter: IT’S NOT FOR NOTHING, JIMMY CARTER IS VIEWED BY FOR NOTHING, JIMMY CARTER IS VIEWED BY MANY AS A BEST EXAMPLE CARTER IS VIEWED BY MANY AS A BEST EXAMPLE OF A FORMER PRESIDENT. MANY AS A BEST EXAMPLE OF A FORMER PRESIDENT. HE’S WORKED TIRELESSLY OF A FORMER PRESIDENT. HE’S WORKED TIRELESSLY TO END DISEASE IN HE’S WORKED TIRELESSLY TO END DISEASE IN AFRICA. TO END DISEASE IN AFRICA. HE’S TRAVELED THE AFRICA. HE’S TRAVELED THE WORLD, PROMOTING AND HE’S TRAVELED THE WORLD, PROMOTING AND DEFENDING DEMOCRACY. WORLD, PROMOTING AND DEFENDING DEMOCRACY. AND THEN OF COURSE, DEFENDING DEMOCRACY. AND THEN OF COURSE, THERE IS HABITAT FOR AND THEN OF COURSE, THERE IS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WHERE HE’S THERE IS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WHERE HE’S VOLUNTEERED FOR HUMANITY WHERE HE’S VOLUNTEERED FOR DECADES NOT JUST AS A VOLUNTEERED FOR DECADES NOT JUST AS A SPOKESPERSON BUT AS A DECADES NOT JUST AS A SPOKESPERSON BUT AS A HAMMER AND SAW SPOKESPERSON BUT AS A HAMMER AND SAW SWINGING MAN OF THE HAMMER AND SAW SWINGING MAN OF THE PEOPLE. SWINGING MAN OF THE PEOPLE. SO WHEN CARTER TOOK A PEOPLE. SO WHEN CARTER TOOK A HARD FALL, NO ONE SO WHEN CARTER TOOK A HARD FALL, NO ONE WOULD HAVE FLAMED HIM HARD FALL, NO ONE WOULD HAVE FLAMED HIM FOR SKIPPING HIS TURN WOULD HAVE FLAMED HIM FOR SKIPPING HIS TURN AT BUILDING ANOTHER FOR SKIPPING HIS TURN AT BUILDING ANOTHER HOUSE FOR THE NEEDY. AT BUILDING ANOTHER HOUSE FOR THE NEEDY.>>I TOOK 40 STITCHES HOUSE FOR THE NEEDY.>>I TOOK 40 STITCHES IN MY FOREHEAD AND MY>>I TOOK 40 STITCHES IN MY FOREHEAD AND MY EYE IS BLACK AS YOU IN MY FOREHEAD AND MY EYE IS BLACK AS YOU NOTICE, BUT I HAD A EYE IS BLACK AS YOU NOTICE, BUT I HAD A NUMBER ONE PRIORITY NOTICE, BUT I HAD A NUMBER ONE PRIORITY AND THAT WAS TO COME NUMBER ONE PRIORITY AND THAT WAS TO COME TO NASHVILLE TO BUILD AND THAT WAS TO COME TO NASHVILLE TO BUILD HOUSES. TO NASHVILLE TO BUILD HOUSES.>>Reporter: AND HE HOUSES.>>Reporter: AND HE DID INDEED GO BACK TO>>Reporter: AND HE DID INDEED GO BACK TO WORK AS HE AND ROSLYN DID INDEED GO BACK TO WORK AS HE AND ROSLYN HAVE DONE 36 TIMES IN WORK AS HE AND ROSLYN HAVE DONE 36 TIMES IN 14 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES HAVE DONE 36 TIMES IN 14 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES HELPING TO BUILD OR 14 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES HELPING TO BUILD OR RENOVATE MORE THAN HELPING TO BUILD OR RENOVATE MORE THAN 4,000 HOMES. RENOVATE MORE THAN 4,000 HOMES. AMONG THOSE WHO HAVE 4,000 HOMES. AMONG THOSE WHO HAVE HELD THE HIGHEST AMONG THOSE WHO HAVE HELD THE HIGHEST OFFICE UNTIL THE LAND, HELD THE HIGHEST OFFICE UNTIL THE LAND, PERHAPS HE AMONG THEM OFFICE UNTIL THE LAND, PERHAPS HE AMONG THEM TRULY IS THE PUBLIC’S

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