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In Argo, Truth is Better Than Fictioni
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Penelope Poulou
October 16, 2012
Argo, an espionage drama, is opening in U.S. theaters. The film, directed by Academy Award winning actor Ben Affleck, tells the story of former CIA officer Antonio Mendez and his daredevil plan to free six American diplomats hiding in Tehran during the 1979 hostage crisis. Mendez and the Americans are in a race against time in their attempt to flee the country. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has the story.

In Argo, Truth is Better Than Fiction

Penelope Poulou

Published October 16, 2012

Argo, an espionage drama, is opening in U.S. theaters. The film, directed by Academy Award winning actor Ben Affleck, tells the story of former CIA officer Antonio Mendez and his daredevil plan to free six American diplomats hiding in Tehran during the 1979 hostage crisis. Mendez and the Americans are in a race against time in their attempt to flee the country. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has the story.


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