Argo

How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

by Antonio J. Mendez and Matt Baglio

Hardcover, 310 pages, Viking Adult, List Price: $26.95 | purchase

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Argo
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How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
Author
Antonio J. Mendez and Matt Baglio

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Argo recalls how six of the intended American hostages in the 1979 Iran hostage crisis 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.