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Author Nima Shirazi calls Hollywood blockbuster "Argo" ahistorical listen

03/04/13 Mary Glenney and Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The Hollywood drama Argo won three academy awards. The official movie website describes the film as:

“Based on real events, the dramatic thriller “Argo” chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis, focusing on the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played—information that was not declassified until many years after the event.”

But the “based on real events” part of that is qu...

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