Jody Powell

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Joseph Lester "Jody" Powell, Jr. (September 30, 1943 – September 14, 2009) was the White House Press Secretary during the presidency of Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981. Powell later co-founded a public relations firm. He was born in Cordele, Georgia.[1]

Powell died on September 14, 2009 of a heart attack in Cambridge, Maryland, aged 65.[2]

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  1. "Jody Powell". NNDb. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  2. Brian Montopoli (2009-09-14). "Jody Powell, Former W.H. Press Secretary, Dies". Political Hotsheet. CBS News. Archived from the original on 2011-02-14. Retrieved 2011-03-09.