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The Resource Argo : How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History/, Mendez, Antonio; Baglio, Matt, (electronic resource)

Argo : How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History/, Mendez, Antonio; Baglio, Matt, (electronic resource)

Label
Argo : How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History/
Title
Argo
Title remainder
How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History/
Statement of responsibility
Mendez, Antonio; Baglio, Matt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a true story of secret identities and international intrigue; it is the gripping account of the history making collusion between Hollywood and high-stakes espionage. It relates the true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from Iran. On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. But there is a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. A midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them. Armed with foreign film visas, Mendez and an unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood insiders, directors, producers, and actors, traveled to Tehran under the guise of scouting locations for a fake film called Argo. While pretending to find the ideal backdrops, the team succeeded in contacting the escapees and smuggling them out of Iran without a single shot being fired. Here the author finally details the extraordinarily complex and dangerous operation he led more than three decades ago
Cataloging source
FMG
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Mendez, Antonio J
Dewey number
955.05/42
Index
no index present
LC call number
E183.8.I55
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Baglio, Matt
  • 3M Company
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mendez, Antonio J
  • United States
  • Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
  • Diplomats
  • 20th Century
  • Canada
  • Iran
Label
Argo : How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History/, Mendez, Antonio; Baglio, Matt, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C3915B8D-A0B0-463A-86E5-21A07F8B25CE
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Publication
Note
Electronic book
Control code
ocn856997176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101601204
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Stock number
9arnr9
System control number
(OCoLC)856997176
Label
Argo : How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History/, Mendez, Antonio; Baglio, Matt, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C3915B8D-A0B0-463A-86E5-21A07F8B25CE
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Control code
ocn856997176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101601204
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Stock number
9arnr9
System control number
(OCoLC)856997176
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