Former president Jimmy Carter told NBC's Brian Williams in an interview Tuesday that he believes race is at the core of much of the opposition to President Obama.
The 39th president also predicted that Obama will be able to "triumph over the racist attitude that is the basis for the negative environment that we see so vividly demonstrated in public affairs in recent days."
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Carter derides 'racist' tone aginst Obama (with video)
WaPo,with video from NBC News (01:57):