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    • How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
    • By: Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
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    On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still reverberating today. But there's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them. Armed with foreign film visas, Mendez and an unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood insiders traveled to Tehran....

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    • I listened to this twice in a row!

    • By Flossiesmommy on 11-28-12
    • How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
    • By: Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 09-13-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 476 ratings

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