The "Canadian Caper" was the popular name given to the joint covert rescue by
the Canadian ... The 2012 film Argo, which won three Academy Awards and three
BAFTA ... Two groups of diplomat...
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).
... How did the CIA get the forged documentation for the six Americans into Iran ...
The true story behind the Argo movie reveals that this never actually happened, ...
Jan 14, 2013 ... Ben Affleck's film Argo tells how in 1980 the CIA - with Canadian help - sprang a
group ... When Mark Lijek took Tehran as his first posting in the US foreign
service, ... 1979, Mark initially assumed the same thing might happen.
Nov 7, 2014 ... Based on the true story of the 1979 hostage crisis in Tehran, Argo portrays ...
called the U.S. to verify their identities — but this never happened.
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.
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 ...
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 19, 2013 ... Mark Lijek, a retired U.S. diplomat rescued from Iran, writes about the real heroes
of 1979. ... What really happened. Peter Bergg/CP.
Feb 25, 2013 ... With Argo's best-picture Oscar win, former diplomat Ken Taylor ... as Canada's
ambassador to Iran during the 1979 U.S. hostage crisis ... Still, Ken Taylor would
like to set the historical record straight about what happened after the U.S. ... prep
the six Americans with the cover story that they were actually a...