The Iran hostage crisis and the doomed rescue mission Operation Eagle Claw were the nadir of Carter’s presidency. But in her new documentary ‘Desert One,’ Oscar-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple argues that he was a tougher leader than history books suggest.
What the hell is a battle-axe, anyway, and why is it even an insult?
‘They did an ultrasound and said, ‘It’s definitely cancer, we’re gonna schedule you for surgery. That testicle’s coming out next Monday.’’