Revisiting the Disastrous Mission to Rescue American Hostages from Iran

Revisiting the Disastrous Mission to Rescue American Hostages from Iran

Desert One (Greenwich Entertainment) In a scintillating new documentary, Barbara Kopple tells the story of Operation Eagle Claw, which helped doom Jimmy Carter’s presidency. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE ‘T here’s no greater privilege than rescuing somebody,” recalls Major William G Boykin, a Delta Force operations officer…

Alexander: Revisiting the story of John Tortes ‘Chief’ Meyers

Alexander: Revisiting the story of John Tortes ‘Chief’ Meyers

If you happened to be watching the Dodgers-Padres game Thursday night on Spectrum SportsNet LA, you might have heard Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser discussing Chief Meyers, the first big leaguer to come from Riverside. (The subject came up when Austin Barnes, the Dodgers’ current…