Antonio Mendez: CIA master of disguise

The Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Antonio Mendez: CIA master of disguise posed a Hollywood producer and faked …

Ask almost any American adult about the Iran hostage crisis, and you’ll get the outlines of the well-known story: militants storming the American embassy in Tehran in 1979 and holding dozens of Americans hostage for 444 days.

Now, CIA disguise master Antonio Mendez has lifted the lid on a less well known story, one with just as much suspense – how, amid the chaos, six Americans escaped.

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