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Details on the true story behind the film 'Argo'

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Ben Affleck stars in the film "Argo." Warner Bros. Pictures

Joshuah Bearman wrote the original article for Wired magazine that inspired the movie "Argo," which opens today.

Bearman says the movie is remarkably faithful to the facts of the story: About a CIA plan to whisk diplomats out of post-revolutionary Iran by having them pose as members of a film crew.

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