The national physique committee is the premier amateur physique organization in the world. It is the twilight of the cold war, and the kgb is at its most ruthless. Aug 25, 2008 discover book depositorys huge selection of antonio nieves mendez books online. His marriage to karen mendez resulted in three children, including an artist son named antonio tobias mendez. If youve seen the movie you know the ending, so ill just say its a brilliant book, and a on november 4, 1979, iranian. Antonio mendez finally details the extraordinarily complex and dangerous operation he led more than three decades ago. There are 14 phone book listings for people that are named robert mendez in arizona. Excia agent tony mendez explains how he hatched a hairy plan to rescue six americans hiding in tehran, on which the film argo was based. In january 1980 he was awarded the intelligence star for. He and his colleagues had decided to book swissair, the airline he regarded. Argo antonio mendez palm beach county library system. Since his retirement from the cia, hes written several books. He smuggled six state department employees out of tehran during the iran hostage crisis, an operation portrayed in the movie argo.
A good half of the stories began as exercises for my writing workshops little more than outlines and ideas really. Besides being a talented spy, mendez is also a gifted storytellerhis latest book is a page turner associated press fascinating storythis book is an. Since 1982, the top athletes in bodybuilding, fitness, figure, bikini and physique have started their careers in the npc. Tony mendez, the argo spy who rescued americans in iran. Funtoread rhymes and bright illustrations make this an enjoyable book to read to your children, or have them read on their own. These books are highly recommended reading for new recruits in the us intelligence community, and are part of the curriculum at universities and in the intelligence community. Based on true events, argo chronicles the lifeordeath covert operation to rescue six americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the iran hostage crisisthe truth of. The book description in goodreads, is pretty much the book itself. In january 1980 he was awarded the intelligence star for valor for engineering and conducting. Its also been called a book written by an ipsc grandmaster class shooter that you have to be an ipsc grandmaster to understand. If youve seen the movie you know the ending, so ill just say its a brilliant book, and a on november 4, 1979, iranian activists stormed the united states embassy in tehran. This intimate concert from the multiplatinum country group supports small businesses affected by covid19.
Oct 15, 2014 argo hero tony mendez battling parkinsons. The mendez s have written four books, the moscow rules, argo, spy dust, and the master of disguise, which are currently available on this site. Sep 20, 2012 mendez will be present at a book launch party at the international spy museum tomorrow evening. The former agentturnedauthor took a few minutes to talk about the experience, the new book, and the upcoming movie argo starring and directed by ben affleck releasing october 12. Mendez was able to write a book about the mission one which.
The operation involved setting up a fake hollywood shoot for a film called argo as a cover for the embassy staff. Tony talks about going to the oscars and reflects on the argo true story. The author of the master of disguise and spy dust, mendez lives with his family in rural washington county, maryland. Following his first wifes death, mendez married fellow cia agent jonna goeser. But argo author antonio mendez did more than pen the book he lived it. Felix antonio jimenez is located at 740 w 187th st in new york and has been in the business of nonclassifiable establishments since 2005. Join facebook to connect with tony mendez and others you may know. See our topranked characters and read their profiles. A bilingual voice actor, anthony has narrated onair promos for several networks, including nbc, mtv and mtv tr3s, spike, comedy central, cnn, hbo, and showtime, as well as trailers for major and independent studios including fox searchlight, warner bros pictures, 20th century fox, and ifc films. He wrote multiple memoirs about his cia experiences. A toplevel cia officer named antonio mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them before they were detected. Mendez will be present at a book launch party at the international spy museum tomorrow evening. The following is an email that i received on april, 2012 and it is from crispin rendon. How the cia and hollywood pulled off the most audacious.
Vargas museum in cooperation with galleria duemila presents tagalog at tagailog by roberto m. Join edward for the book launch of your dream body come true on 8 march 2014, 3 pm at the national book store in glorietta 1, makati city. Argo by antonio mendez and matt baglio the declassified cia story behind the. Antonio joseph mendez november 15, 1940 january 19, 2019 was an american technical operations officer for the central intelligence agency cia, who specialized in support of clandestine and covert cia operations. Exhibitions 2004 museum of art, fort lauderdale, cats and dogs and other stories, one person show februaryjune 2004. Argo author antonio mendez writes for mirror book club. A riveting story of secret identities and international intrigue, argo is the gripping account of the historymaking collusion between hollywood and highstakes espionage. By being, it is, a work which shares with curd and hermann the view that parmenides interest is primarily in method. Maximo pierola, graciela vega named 2008 peruvian business. After years of silence necessitated by the classified nature of the incident, mr. Robles 08 march to 27 april 2012 gf lobby and west wing gallery the jorge b. The book presents the most effective training and diet principles that are valuable to attaining a dream body.
While driving home from a party, a 35yearold previously healthy woman had a sudden onset of chills, myalgias, nausea, and abdominal cramping. Mendez was able to write a book about the mission one which was then adapted into the oscarwinning film argo. Matt baglio has worked for a variety of news organizations. Exspy and argo hero tony mendez, in front of one of his paintings at his home in western maryland. Two masters of disguise reveal the tools and operations that helped win the cold war, 2002, etc. Argo hero tony mendez battling parkinsons the washington.
Oct 15, 2014 tony mendez, the retired cia agent played by ben affleck in the hit movie argo, has revealed that he is battling parkinsons disease. Tony mendez, the former cia officer who rescued six american diplomats from revolutionary iran in 1980, died saturday. Robles which will open on march 8, 2012, thursday, 4. This news piece features tony mendez in 20 shortly after argo won the academy award for best picture. Oct, 2014 watch the zac brown band performing live tonight 8 p. Mendez fills argo with the drama, pressure and tension of one of cias most spectacular rescue operations. Argo by antonio mendez and matt baglio the boston globe. Tony mendez, the former cia officer who famously supervised the rescue of six american diplomats from iran in 1980 and authored the memoir upon which the 2012 film argo was based, has died. With edits and rewrites it took about two and a half years. Tony mendez has written a book titled argo, avaliable now. This book had everything in it that you expect from a hollywood style spy film. Argo is proof that espionage reality is more riveting than spy fiction. Most books on handgun marksmanship will tell you that. Discover book depositorys huge selection of antonio nieves mendez books online.
Its in a book, which the handsome fitness expert is set to launch today. That night fever, explosive nonbloody diarrhea, frequ. Mendez was decorated, and is now widely known, for his onthescene management of the canadian caper during the iran hostage. This exhibition focuses on the convergence between the. Mendez is portrayed by ben affleck in the acclaimed 2012 thriller argo.
Jan 19, 2019 antonio joseph tony mendez was an american cia technical operations officer who specialized in clandestine and covert cia operations. These awards will be presented at this chamber of commerce annual business achievement awards on september 26 at the waterford at fair oaks. The cities are avondale az, casa grande az, nogales az, phoenix az, tempe az, tucson az, vail az, and yuma az. Argo movie true story meet the real tony mendez and the. How the cia and hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history 2012, with matt baglio. Felix antonio jimenez new york, ny business information. This book tells the story of jonah as told in the book of jonah. The ambassadors daughter pam jenoff americanah chimamanda ngozi adichie angelas ashes frank mccourt angle of repose wallace stegner animal dreams barbara kingslover another piece of my heart jane green apron anxiety alyssa shelasky argo antonio mendez the art of fielding chad harbach ashes to ashes tami hoag.
His firsthand account of the bold cia escape plan from iran is rich with insider knowledge and contextual detail. More than likely you have someone related in one of these documents. How the cia and hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history, was published in september 2012. Mendezs book agent, christy fletcher, was the first to report the news saturday on twitter. They started off in one direction and a few drafts later ended up as something different, in some cases totally unrecognisable. Tony mendez, the retired cia agent played by ben affleck in the hit movie argo, has revealed that he is battling parkinsons disease. Graciela vega, founder of the vega pages, as the recipients of the peruvian business person of the year awards for 2008. How the cia and hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history was published prior to the films release. Tony mendez, reallife argo cia hero, reveals he has. Mar 26, 20 tony mendez is a retired cia officer, an author, and the reallife inspiration for the movie argo. Ben afflecks critically acclaimed film argo has been getting some welldeserved oscar buzz for his gripping portrayal of the story of six americans trapped in revolutionary iran. Take charactours quiz to get recommendations for thousands of characters, movies, tv shows, books, and games that are high matches for your unique personality.
Tony mendez the retired cia operative whose exploits during the iranian hostage crisis inspired the movie argo has retired from the spy business. Watch the zac brown band performing live tonight 8 p. Tony mendez, clandestine cia hero of ben afflecks argo. Jan 22, 2014 but argo author antonio mendez did more than pen the book he lived it. Mendez was decorated, and is now widely known, for his onthescene. The making of a modern exorcist, 2009, he tells the story of the exfiltration from beginning to end. Robert mendez in arizona phone book listings bizapedia. He made stops in spokane and hickory in 2015 before rocketing through high desert, frisco, and round rock in 2016. The true account of the 1979 rescue of six american hostages from iranon.470 717 784 1388 415 640 1212 1302 1037 177 551 1045 3 1475 477 1377 34 1128 567 630 899 203 1477 205 239 1207 1016 1276 486 1378 885 837 1244 594 671 272 553 150 267 939 1451 426 1292 82 295 1492