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Affleck at premiere of Argo http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/gossip/la-et-mg-ben-affleck-argo-premiere-20121009,0,3594044.story

Ahmari, Sohrab. "Ben Affleck's War on the Ayatollahs; 'Argo' is a refreshing Hollywood take on America's adversaries in Iran." Wall Street Journal (Online) 17 October 2012.

Argo: Declassified http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G56Gps96PR8

"Affleck On 'Argo' And The 1979 Hostage Crisis." Fresh Air Philadelphia: National Public Radio. (Feb 22, 2013) http://www.npr.org/2013/01/15/167719729/affleck-on-argo-and-the-1979-hostage-crisis

Bearman, Joshuah. "Flight from Iran: 27 years on, we asked key players to recall the operation. This is what they said." Wired 27 April 2007. http://www.wired.com/magazine/2007/04/feat_cia_sb/

Bearman, Joshuah. "How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue Americans From Tehran." Wired 24 April 2007. http://www.wired.com/magazine/2007/04/feat_cia/all/

Best Director -- Motion Picture: Ben Affleck -- Golden Globe Awards http://digital.lib.lehigh.edu/trial/rah/cite.php?film=74

Best Motion Picture -- Drama: "Argo" -- Golden Globe Awards http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOO-xNoRDN8

Best Picture ARGO Director -- Ben Affleck's Acceptance Speech http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrK5x7J35xI

Biancolli, Amy. "'Argo' review: Gripping Crisis in Iran." San Francisco Chronicle 11 October 2012. http://www.sfgate.com/movies/article/Argo-review-Gripping-crisis-in-Iran-3939878.php#ixzz2JPTvRSDf

"Blackmailing the U.S." Time 1979. http://kensmind.livejournal.com/pics/catalog/8291/680343

Bowden, Mark. "Among the Hostage-Takers." The Atlantic 1 December 2004. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2004/12/among-the-hostage-takers/303596/

Bowden, Mark. Guests of the Ayatollah: The Iran Hostage Crisis: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006.

Bremer, L. Paul. Terrorism and the Media. United States Department of State, Bureau of Public Affairs. June 25, 1987.

Brooks, Xan, and Saeed Kamali Dehghan. "Alter Argo: Iranian film to tell other side of hostage crisis." Guardian 11 January 2013. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/11/argo-iranian-film-hostage-crisis

Byrne, Malcolm, ed. 20 Years after the Hostages: Declassified Documents on Iran and the United States. National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 21. November 5, 1999. http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB21/index.html

Carter on the Iran hostage crisis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0Xe0gypvPU

Cole, Juan. "'Argo'" as Orientalism and why it Upsets Iranians." http://www.juancole.com/2013/02/orientalism-upsets-iranians.html

Conan, Neil. "Former White House Aide Reviews 'Argo'." NPR 18 October 2012.

Coyle, Jim. "'Argo': Former ambassador Ken Taylor sets the record straight." Toronto Star 7 October 2012. http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1267937--argo-film-gives-former-canadian-ambassador-ken-taylor-chance-to-set-the-record-straight

Dagres, Holly. "Watching 'Argo' as an Iranian-American." Muftah 8 March 2013. http://muftah.org/nostalgia-and-naivete-watching-argo-as-an-iranian-american/

Damov, Yukon. "Diplomats in Iranian hostage crisis discuss Argo. Spoiler alert: Hollywood fudged the facts." The Newspaper (University of Toronto) 17 November 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thenewspaper.ca%2Fthe-news%2Fitem%2F989-diplomats-in-iranian-hostage-crisis-discuss-argo&date=2012-11-17

Daugherty, William J. "Jimmy Carter and the 1979 Decision to Admit the Shah into the United States." American Diplomacy. U of North Carolina: April 2003 . http://www.unc.edu/depts/diplomat/archives_roll/2003_01-03/dauherty_shah/dauherty_shah.html

Declassified: Ayatollah Khomeini. Distributed by A&E Television Networks. 2006. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDiaB9BfyGc

Deghati, Reza. Photojournalist. Images Of The Iranian Revolution. http://www.rferl.org/soundslide/110.html

Dehghan, Saeed Kamali. "Why Argo is hard for Iranians to watch." The Guardian 13 November 2012. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/iran-blog/2012/nov/13/argo-iranians-ben-affleck

Douthat, Ross. "Emotional Response." National Review 12 November 2012: 54.

Dowd, Maureen. "The Oscar for Best Fabrication." New York Times 16 February 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/17/opinion/sunday/dowd-the-oscar-for-best-fabrication.html?_r=0

Dowd, Vincent. "Argo: The True Story behind Ben Affleck's Globe-winning Film." BBC World Service. January 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21003432

Ebert, Robert. "Argo." Chicago Sun Times 10 October 2012. http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20121010/REVIEWS/121019999/1001

Ebtekar, Massoumeh. Takeover in Tehran: The Inside Story of the 1979 U.S. Embassy Capture. Vancouver: Talon Books, 2001.

Erdbrink, Thomas. "Stung by "Argo,' Iran Backs Conference Denouncing ‘Hollywoodism'." New York Times 18 February 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/19/world/middleeast/stung-by-argo-iran-backs-conference-decrying-hollywoodism.html?_r=0

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Farber, David R. Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2005.

Fish, Stanley. "The ‘Argo' Caper." New York Times 29 October 2012. http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/29/the-argo-caper/

Gilbey, Ryan. "Ben Affleck's Argo is all garnish and no meat." New Statesman 9-15 November 2012: 51.

Gillespie, Sarah. "Argo and the Iranian Savage: A Film Review." Palestine Chronicle. 27 November 2012. http://palestinechronicle.com/argo-and-the-iranian-savage-a-film-review/#.UXccFqKkr4Q

Habibinia, Omid. "Review of 'Argo': the best worst film on US hostages in Iran." Your Middle East 25 February 2013. http://www.yourmiddleeast.com/columns/article/review-of-argo-the-best-worst-film-on-us-hostages-in-iran_13217

Haglund, David. "How Accurate Is Argo?" The Slate 12 October 2012. http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2012/10/12/argo_true_story_the_facts_and_fiction_behind_the_ben_affleck_movie.html

Hammond, Pete. Boxoffice Magazine. 7 September 2012. http://www.boxoffice.com/reviews/2012-09-argo

Hampson, Rick. "U.S. captives in Tehran got first taste of terror." USA Today. November 2004. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2004-10-25-iran-hostage-cover_x.htm

"Historical inaccuracies." Argo (2012 film). Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argo_(2012_film)

Hornaday, Ann. "Argo: Nail Biting Political Thriller." Washington Post 12 October 2012. http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/movies/argo,1215808/critic-review.html

Hruby, Patrick. "Tony Mendez, clandestine CIA hero of Ben Affleck's ‘Argo,' reveals the real story behind film smash." Washington Times 10 October 2012. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/oct/10/hollywood-cant-make-this-up-argo-recounts-the-cia-/?page=all

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Iran and the West: The Man Who Changed The World. London: BBC2, 1992. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uLI_q0inbQ

Iran and the West: The Pariah State. London: BBC2, 1992. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfuzlnB0YB8

Iran and the West: Nuclear Confrontation. London: BBC2, 1992. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Afv4-gd7Cjc

"Iran dismisses ‘Argo' best picture Oscar." CBS News 25 February 2013. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-207_162-57571032/iran-dismisses-argo-best-picture-oscar/

Iran Hostage Crisis 1979. ABC News Report, 11/11/1979. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8bC1DEYbI4

Iran Hostage Crisis 1979. ABC News Report, 12/3/1979. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9COJXrrHHQ

Iran Hostage Crisis: Release of 52 Hostages in 1981. ABC News Report, 1/20/1981. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld2KOv_zWWw

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Iranians unimpressed by Affleck's Argo: Oscar nominated movie slammed as 'misleading'. 23 February 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4Ck1wTzGiY

Jamshidi, Saideh. "Iran Reacts Angrily to 'Argo' Oscar." AL Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East. 25 February 2013. http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/02/angry-iranian-reaction-argo-best-picture-oscar-win.html

Jimmy Carter and the Iranian Hostage Crisis http://www.whitehousehistory.org/whha_classroom/classroom_9-12-transitions-carter.html

Jimmy Carter: 'Argo' a great drama. CNN 21 February 2013. http://www.cnn.com/video/?hpt=hp_c2#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/22/pmt-jc-on-argo.cnn

Johnson, Brian D. "Affleck rewrites history." Maclean's 12 September 2012: 66.

Jordan, Hamilton. Crisis: The Last Year of the Carter Presidency. Berkeley: U of California P, 1982.

Kennedy, Lisa. "Movie review: Ben Affleck's star rises as a director with ‘Argo'." Denverpost.com 18 February 2013. http://www.denverpost.com/entertainment/ci_21750783/movie-review-ben-afflecks-star-rises-director-argo

Kinzer, Stephen. All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003.

Knelman, Martin. "Ben Affleck changes Argo postscript for Ken Taylor." Toronot Star 19 September 2012.

Knelman, Martin. "TIFF 2012: How Canadian hero Ken Taylor was snubbed by Argo." Toronto Star 12 September 2012. http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/2012/09/12/tiff_2012_how_canadian_hero_ken_taylor_was_snubbed_by_argo.html

Kottor, Naveena. "Tony Mendez, The Real CIA Spy in Argo." BBC News 19 February 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21504409#TWEET613853

Larsen, Josh. "Argo." LarsenonFilm. October 2012. http://www.larsenonfilm.com/argo

Laverty, Chris. "Argo: Interview with Costume Designer Jacqueline West." Clothes on Film February 2013. http://clothesonfilm.com/argo-interview-with-costume-designer-jacqueline-west/29412/

Lawrence, Jill. "'Argo' Is Great, but 52 Former American Hostages Are Still Looking for Justice." National Journal 28 February 2013. http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/argo-is-great-but-52-former-american-hostages-are-still-looking-for-justice-20130224

Lee, Kevin B. "Argo F-ck Yourself: this year's worst Best Picture nominee." Slate Culturebox. 10 January 2013. http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2013/01/down_with_argo_ben_affleck_s_iran_hostage_movie_is_the_worst.html

Lijek, Mark J. The Houseguests: A Memoir of Canadian Courage and CIA Sorcery. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

Lijek, Mark. "I Was Rescued From Iran; It wasn't like the movie." The Slate 18 October 2012. http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2012/10/argo_hostage_story_mark_lijek_s_true_account_of_fleeing_iran.html

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McTighe, Kristen. "Years of Torture in Iran Comes to Light." New York Times 21 November 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/22/world/middleeast/years-of-torture-in-iran-comes-to-light.html?pagewanted=all

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Mendez, Antonio J., and Matt Baglio. Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History. New York: Viking, 2012.

Mendez, Antonio, and Matt Baglio. "The True Story Behind Operation ‘Argo' to Rescue Americans From Iran." The Daily Beast 17 September 2012. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/17/the-true-story-behind-operation-argo-to-rescue-americans-from-iran.html

Milani, Mohsen. "Scholar of Iran Hostage Crisis Puts ‘Argo' in Historical Context." Al-Monitor 2 November 2012. http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2012/al-monitor/argo-obscures-hostage-crisis.html#ixzz2JPkRYtB

Myers, Scott. "The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Screenwriter Chris Terrio on ‘Argo'." http://gointothestory.blcklst.com/2012/12/the-toughtest-scene-i-wrote-screenwriter-chris-terrio-on-argo.html

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Nebehay, Stephanie. "Former Swissair manager says 'Argo' scenes realistic." Reuters 26 February 2013. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/26/entertainment-us-oscars-argo-swissair-idUSBRE91P0AW20130226

O'Hehir, Andrew. "'Argo' doesn't deserve the Oscar." Salon.com 18 February 2012. http://www.salon.com/2013/02/18/why_argo_doesnt_deserve_the_oscar/

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