As former President Carter told reporters Thursday that cancer had spread to his brain, he reflected on his life and was asked whether he had any regrets. The 90-year-old’s answer was blunt and candid.
“I wish I had sent one more helicopter to get the hostages, and we would have rescued them, and I would have been reelected,” a grinning Carter said, referencing the failed mission to rescue 52 hostages held in Iran that some believe dashed his chances of serving a second term.
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