William Eggleston and Jimmy Carter

I never knew the backstory from this. I've had Mr Wenner kill a few stories.

Just before the election of 1976, Eggleston received a commission from
Rolling Stone magazine to photograph presidential candidate Jimmy Carter, his family, and their hometown of Plains, Georgia. Carter was away campaigning while Eggleston was there photographing, however, so none of the images show the politician. Although the magazine never printed the photographs, the following year Election Eve was published in two volumes containing one hundred chromogenic prints, taken in Plains and the surrounding area.

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