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The Resource Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history, Antonio J. Mendez and Matt Baglio

Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history, Antonio J. Mendez and Matt Baglio

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Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history
Title
Argo
Title remainder
how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history
Statement of responsibility
Antonio J. Mendez and Matt Baglio
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Mendez, Antonio J
Dewey number
955.05/42
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Baglio, Matt
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  • Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Iran
  • Mendez, Antonio J
  • Diplomats
Label
Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history, Antonio J. Mendez and Matt Baglio
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
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
Control code
BK0010948178
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 310 p.
Isbn
9780670026227
Lccn
2012014991
Label
Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history, Antonio J. Mendez and Matt Baglio
Publication
Contents
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
Control code
BK0010948178
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 310 p.
Isbn
9780670026227
Lccn
2012014991

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