Jimmy Carter Will Remain in Hospital He cancels scheduled book signings By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Sep 29, 2010 2:45 PM CDT 16 comments Comments Former President Jimmy Carter particpates in his 28th annual town hall meeting at Emory University on September 16, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Getty Images) (Newser) – Jimmy Carter will stay in the hospital a second night for observation. Carter, who is promoting his book White House Diary, canceled all events scheduled for today. He was hospitalized yesterday after developing an upset stomach during a flight to Cleveland. A woman who saw him tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he was up and about and talking to people in the hospital. He turns 86 on Friday.