Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
An account of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis recalls how six of the intended American hostages escaped from Iranian militants and were rescued by the co-author and his unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood insiders during a high-risk mission in Tehran conducted in the guise of a movie scouting expedition.
Welcome to the revolution -- Picking up the pieces -- Diplomacy -- Nowhere to run -- Canada to the rescue -- Lessons from the past -- Assembling the team -- Cover story -- Hollywood -- Studio Six -- A cosmic conflagration -- Getting ready to launch -- Onlocation in Iran -- Final preparations -- The escape -- Aftermath.
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|Physical Description:||310 p.;|
Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
Canada > Foreign relations > Iran.
Iran > Foreign relations > Canada.
Mendez, Antonio J.
Diplomats > United States > History > 20th century.