The eight Americans successfully boarded a Swissair flight to Zürich and
escaped Iran. The 2012 film Argo, which won three Academy Awards and three
Feb 16, 2013 ... The movie Argo, up for seven Oscars at this year's Academy Awards, is based on
the true story of the CIA rescue of Americans in Tehran during ...
Explore the Argo true story and meet the real Tony Mendez (aka Kevin Harkins).
... our situation was without real-life drama—just that most of it happened before
Mendez arrived. ... Did the CIA really set up a fake movie production company? ...
How did the CIA get the forged documentation for the six Americans into Iran?
Nov 10, 2014 ... On the 35th anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis, the CIA—through ... Read how
the Argo mission (previously best known as the Canadian Caper) really .... Real #
Argo: That happened; there was even a round of celebratory ...
Nov 11, 2014 ... For one thing, it was never really just Tony Mendez against the world. Reel #Argo
: Only one CIA officer goes to Tehran to help exfiltrate the ... Real #Argo: That
happened; there was even a round of celebratory Bloody Marys.
Jan 14, 2013 ... Ben Affleck's film Argo tells how in 1980 the CIA - with Canadian help - sprang a
group of Americans from Iran. ... When Mark Lijek took Tehran as his first posting
in the US foreign ... 1979, Mark initially assumed the same thing might happen. ....
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Sep 14, 2013 ... New documentary 'Our Man in Tehran' offers 'a very true' look at the rescue of six
US citizens during the 1979 crisis.
Nov 7, 2014 ... CIA tweets out its version of what happened in famous Argo raid of 1979 that was
the focus of Ben Affleck's Oscar-winning film.
Sep 17, 2012 ... The true story behind the new movie Argo about how CIA operatives posing as a
Hollywood ... 4, 1979, thousands of Iranians stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran
, taking 66 ... Here Mendez remembers what happened.
Feb 22, 2013 ... So, what really did happen in the historical sense – and what did the movie, Argo,
simply invent? A warning – if you haven't seen the film yet ...