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Tony Mendez Awarded Honorary Doctoral Degree From CU-Boulder

Tony Mendez Awarded Honorary Doctoral Degree From CU-Boulder

Tony Mendez Awarded Honorary Doctoral Degree From CU-Boulder The University of Colorado Boulder will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Folsom Field. No tickets are required for the ceremony, which is free and open to the public. Highlights include

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America Abroad Media Awards – A Salute to Films and the Clandestine Services

America Abroad Media Awards - A Salute to Films and the Clandestine Services
America Abroad Media Awards - A Salute to Films and the Clandestine Services The Huffington Post by Connie Lawn This year's third Awards dinner honored four people for their remarkable work in films. The emotional tribute was to the real heroes of the film Argo - Tony MendezRead more

Tony Mendez Receives Presidential Challenge Coin From Barack Obama

Tony Mendez Receives Presidential Challenge Coin From Barack Obama

Tony Mendez Receives Presidential Challenge Coin From Barack Obama Tony Mendez received this Presidential challenge coin from Barack Obama when visiting the White House. While he was not there alone – he visited with about 20 other people receiving recognition for unique government service – he was

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Second ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series Concludes with Insiders’ View of ‘Argo’

Second ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series Concludes with Insiders' View of 'Argo'

Second ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series Concludes with Insiders’ View of ‘Argo’ The second annual Arts and Technology Distinguished Lecture Series came to a close last month with a talk from Tony and Jonna Mendez, the pair behind the real-life story told in the feature film, Argo. Winner

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ARGO Mastermind Tony Mendez Announces Battle With Parkinson’s Disease, Support For Focused Ultrasound

ARGO Mastermind Tony Mendez Announces Battle With Parkinson's Disease, Support For Focused Ultrasound

ARGO MASTERMIND TONY MENDEZ ANNOUNCES BATTLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE, SUPPORT FOR FOCUSED ULTRASOUND Former CIA spymaster Tony Mendez spoke publicly for the first time about his battle with Parkinson’s disease in a special session at the Symposium. Tony and his wife, Jonna, addressed his Parkinson’s diagnosis, his

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‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s

‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s
‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s The Washington Post The first time I sat down to interview Tony and Jonna Mendez was in late 2012, not long after the movie “Argo” opened and propelled the retired CIA spies into fame after living a quiet life in retirement asRead more

Tony Mendez, real-life ‘Argo’ CIA hero, reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Tony Mendez, real-life 'Argo' CIA hero, reveals he has Parkinson's disease

Tony Mendez, real-life ‘Argo’ CIA hero, reveals he has Parkinson’s disease Tony Mendez, the retired CIA agent played by Ben Affleck in the hit movie “Argo,” has revealed that he is battling Parkinson’s disease. Mendez and his wife, Jonna, spoke about his condition during a four-day symposium

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CIA Trailblazer Tony Mendez Visits With DNI James Clapper

CIA Trailblazer Tony Mendez Visits With DNI James Clapper

Office Of The Director Of National Intelligence CIA Trailblazer Tony Mendez Visits With DNI James Clapper Antonio “Tony” Mendez is a retired intelligence officer recognized in 1997 as one of the first class of CIA Trailblazer honorees. Mendez specialized in the support of clandestine and covert CIA

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National Geographic: Locked Up Abroad

National Geographic: Locked Up Abroad
National Geographic: Locked Up Abroad Next Airing: WED MAY 8 9PM ET Learn the real story behind the Academy Award-winning movie ?Argo? from the people who actually inspired the film. Locked Up Abroad sits down with Antonio Mendez ? the former CIA officer portrayed in the movieRead more

Painting Commemorating ARGO Operation Joins Intelligence Art Gallery

Painting Commemorating ARGO Operation Joins Intelligence Art Gallery
Central Intelligence Agency March 14, 2013 Painting Commemorating ARGO Operation Joins Intelligence Art Gallery CIA’s Intelligence Art Gallery recently acquired its newest item – a painting titled “ARGO – The Rescue of the Canadian Six.” The painting’s unveiling coincided with the 33rd anniversary of the ARGO operation.Read more
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