Saturday, February 23, 2013

What You Won’t See In Argo


Mark Lijek, a retired U.S. diplomat rescued from Iran, writes about the real heroes of 1979.
As I wrote at the beginning, Argo is a wonderful film. Not because it is historically accurate, but because, aside from its technical brilliance, it reminds us of a time when ordinary people performed great deeds, and two neighbours that feud over many small and not so small things came together and did something magnificent. Maybe it didn’t change history, but for we six house guests it was truly life changing. And it was, and should always remain, the Canadian Caper.

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