Jimmy Carter won his second Grammy last night

The Best Spoken Word Album Grammy went to Jimmy Carter for A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety.  This was his second Spoken Word Grammy.  He won in 2006 for Our Endangered Values: America’s Moral Crisis.

Other liberals who have won the award recently include Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, Barack Obama, Al Franken, Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Jesse Jackson.

I miss the days when great musicians, actors, and artists were recognized for their work in this area.  For example, Orson Welles won three Spoken Word Grammys (1976, 1978, and 1981).

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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  • Sam Hieb

    Gee what do the previous winners you mentioned all have in common?