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Canadian Caper

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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...

'Argo': What Really Happened In Tehran? A CIA Agent Remembers ...

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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 ...

Argo Movie True Story - Meet the Real Tony Mendez and the 6 ...

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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, ...

Argo: The true story behind Ben Affleck's Globe-winning film - BBC ...

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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.

CIA breaks down real vs. reel of 'Argo' operation - Mashable

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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.

Ex-Canada PM says real Iran hostage story is better than 'Argo' | The ...

www.timesofisrael.com/ex-canada-pm-says-real-iran-hostage-story-is-better-than-argo/

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.

Argo: Iran hostage crisis film fiddles with the facts - CTV News

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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 ...

The True Story Behind Operation “Argo” to Rescue Americans From ...

www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/17/the-true-story-behind-operation-argo-to-rescue-americans-from-iran.html

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.

What you won't see in Argo - Macleans.ca

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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.

Ken Taylor sets the record straight about Argo's take on the ...

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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...

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The CIA finally sets the record straight on the true story behind “Argo ...

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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 ...

Argo Fact vs Fiction: The CIA Weighs In - Film

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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.

Argo: True story? The facts and fiction behind the Ben Affleck movie.

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Oct 12, 2012 ... Argo, the new movie from actor-director Ben Affleck, has been getting mostly ... in post-revolutionary Iran—is 100 percent true, and pretty incredible. ... of them, as it happens, invented purely to make the movie more exciting.