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The News Minute| November 11, 2014| 03.50 pm IST

Anyone who has watched Ben Affleck’s  award-winning movie Argo will agree that the movie was downright brilliant, based on a real life CIA operation, a daring rescue mission to save six American hostages from Tehran during the 1979-81 Iran hostage crisis. 

A joint operation by the Americans with their Canadian counterparts playing a large role in the rescue mission, news of the role of Americans in the mission was revealed to the public years after the mission was over. 

The CIA came out on Twitter  revealing what was true and what wasn't in a series of tweets on the 35th anniversary of the Iranian hostage crisis.

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