Book Discussion on Argo

Antonio Mendez spoke about the Iranian hostage crisis and a secret operation to save Americans in Iran during the turmoil in which he took… read more

Antonio Mendez spoke about the Iranian hostage crisis and a secret operation to save Americans in Iran during the turmoil in which he took a role as a Hollywood producer scouting out locations for a fake science fiction movie titled “Argo.”

During the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1979, six Americans escaped from the U.S. embassy in Tehran and hid in the city. The CIA launched a covert operation to find and get them out of the country. Mr. Mendez spoke at an event hosted by the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Argo

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 6, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 7, 2012

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  • Oct 06, 2012 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2012 | 9:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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