CIA Declassified: Argo: The Secret Story DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024937
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 44
Copyright: 2014

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Showcases Argo, the top secret CIA mission created to rescue six Americans who escaped from the U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran during 1979. The program analyzes the Iran Hostage crisis, revealing the actions taken by the escapees to seek safety with Canadian diplomats in Tehran. After learning of the six escaped Americans, CIA agent Tony Mendez devises a cunning plan to rescue the group of diplomats by disguising them as a Hollywood film crew. NOTE: This program depicts scenes of warfare and acts of violence and may be inappropriate for some viewers. Please preview before sharing in a classroom environment.