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Ben Affleck played CIA agent Tony Mendez in Argo. The real Mendez says the movie is mostly spot on, even if the rescue at the end wasn't quite what the film depicts. Claire Folger hide caption

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The 'Baby Dolls' Of Mardi Gras: A Fun Tradition With A Serious Side

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Activists Offer Protest Tour Of Spain's Modern Ruins

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