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The gipper and the hedgehog.

Glenn Garvin writes that Jimmy Carter has a degree in nuclear physics ("The Gipper and the Hedgehog," November).

Carter does not have a degree in nuclear physics, nor does he have a degree in physics. Carter has a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy. This degree, awarded in 1946, was not in physics. He took some classes in nuclear engineering and nuclear physics while in the nuclear submarine training program at Union College, but he did not receive a degree from that college.

Henry E. Heatherly

Lafayette, LA
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Title Annotation:Letters
Author:Heatherly, Henry E.
Publication:Reason
Article Type:Letter to the Editor
Date:Feb 1, 2004
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