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America's oldest living president marks his 98th birthday

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The Carter Center
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The nation’s longest living president turned 98 on Saturday.

Jimmy Carter celebrated with with wife Rosalynn, other family, and friends at his home in Plains. Carter’s latest milestone came as the Carter Center, which the 39th president and the former first lady established after their one White House term, marked 40 years of promoting democracy and conflict resolution, monitoring elections, and advancing public health in the developing world.