Photo Gallery: Carter and Schmidt's Adversarial Relationship
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Photo Gallery: Carter and Schmidt's Adversarial Relationship

No Love Lost Carter Diary Reveals Rocky Relationship with German Chancellor Schmidt

US President Jimmy Carter and German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt seemed like good friends in public. Behind the scenes, however, they didn't much care for each other. Indeed, not having to deal with Schmidt anymore, Carter wrote in his diary, was the only positive aspect to losing to Ronald Reagan in 1980.
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein