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Tony Mendez - Wikipedia

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Antonio Joseph "Tony" Mendez (born November 15, 1940) is an American CIA technical ... Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in ... "Ben Affleck's A...

Whitewashing An American Hero in Argo | | LatinHeat Entertainment

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Jan 10, 2013 ... Argo Receives Seven Oscar Nominations - No Best Actor Nom Antonio Mendez with Ben Affleck in the background By Bel Hernandez Did Ben ...

Argo plays to Hollywood's worst traditions by erasing a Latino hero ...

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Feb 8, 2013 ... Antonio "Tony" Mendez is an American hero of Mexican ancestry whose ... Not only did a Latino actor not play Tony, who clearly in real life looks like a ... was similarly white-washed when Jeffrey Hunter played him in the 1960 ...

Affleck Responds to Why a Non-Latino (Him) Played Latino Hero in ...

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Dec 11, 2012 ... At a recent industry screening of Argo, I asked the film's director and lead ... in some way and it's sort of being whitewashed by Ben Affleck the actor. ... and does – belong to any number of nationalities… including American.

Everyday Sociology Blog: Argo, Whitewashing, and Race at the ...

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Feb 14, 2013 ... Argo, Whitewashing, and Race at the Golden Globes. Wynn Teresa ... He's an American hero. He represents ... He does not speak Spanish and considers himself as someone who grew up in the desert of the U.S. Southwest.

Ben Affleck's Argo and the White-Washing of the Mexican-American ...

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Dec 10, 2012 ... Antonio “Tony” Mendez is an American hero of Mexican ancestry ... Not only did a Latino actor not play Tony, who clearly in real life looks like a ...

Is Argo a Whitewash of Latino Identity? – My American Meltingpot

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Oct 22, 2012 ... So, did Affleck whitewash Mendez's image or was his image already ... who see Argo, or even hear about it, will not realize that the hero of the ...

Missed Opportunities and Justifications for "Argo" - Racebending.com

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Jan 13, 2013 ... Tony Mendez is part Mexican American and multiethnic. ... Nowhere in the movie does the viewer get that the hero is Mexican-American… ... And characters of color are still routinely whitewashed, from Argo to the Hunger ...

'Argo' fosters Hollywood's racism by casting Ben Affleck as Latino

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Oct 9, 2012 ... Yet, once again, Hollywood chose to whitewash the part and add ... Argo apparently does something similar, as it portrays the ... So credit for an incredible heroic feat by a Latino man and the Canadians is now given to white Americans. ..... Mexican-American man cannot be portrayed as an American hero.

El Blog de HOLA: Ben Affleck Addresses "Argo" Casting Controversy ...

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Dec 10, 2012 ... And Tony does not have, I don't know what you would say, ... But, in fact, Tony has American creds that go much deeper into American history than I do. ..... "Ben Affleck's Argo and the White-Washing of the Mexican-American" ...

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Did Argo Whitewash an American Hero? (Studio 360) | Ruth ...

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Feb 26, 2013 ... Argo has been one of last year's most celebrated films. Ben Affleck directed the movie and stars as the CIA operative who masterminded the ...

Ben Affleck in Argo: Why is a white guy playing Tony Mendez? - Slate

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Oct 16, 2012 ... Dana Stevens is right: Argo, Ben Affleck's fictionalized account of a CIA ... turned an unsung Latino American hero into just another white boy. ... And characters of color are still routinely whitewashed, from Argo to the Hunger Games. ... a man who bragged about grabbing women 'by the pussy' did not boil ...

11 Worst Examples of Whitewashing in Movies - Screen Rant

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Sep 22, 2015 ... The act of “whitewashing” isn't new in Hollywood, it's been there since the beginning of movies. ... of the film did not listen to him and the ideas he brought forth to them. ... ben affleck argo 11 Worst Examples of Whitewashing in Movies ... from a story about American heroes, once again letting a white man ...