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Ben Affleck as Tony Mendez in Argo. Affleck also directed the film, which is based on events surrounding the Iran hostage crisis of 1979. Keith Bernstein/Warner Brothers hide caption

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Affleck On 'Argo' And The 1979 Hostage Crisis

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A Spy In Tehran Alexandre Desplat
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Funky Zena Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain et. al.
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Global Drum Project
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Leaving Harry Gregson-Williams, David Buckley
Cada Dia (day By Day) Incognito
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Who Needs Love
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Move Gary Burton
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For Hamp, Red, Bags, and Cal
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George Saunders' previous books include In Persuasion Nation and The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip. He won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2006. Basso Cannarsa/Courtesy Random House hide caption

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George Saunders Lives Up To The Hype

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