Hero of Iran hostage rescue depicted in Argo

Tony Mendez, a retired disguise specialist in the CIA, has his mission to rescue American hostages in Iran dramatized in the movie "Argo."

A man carries an assault rifle during the storming of the U.S. Embassy in downtown Teheran, Iran, Feb. 14, 1979.  Ambassador William Sullivan and 101 other Americans were taken hostage. Photo was made from a television monitor showing CBS-TV. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis)

A man carries an assault rifle during the storming of the U.S. Embassy in downtown Teheran, Iran, Feb. 14, 1979. Ambassador William Sullivan and 101 other Americans were taken hostage. Photo was made from a television monitor showing CBS-TV. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis)

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