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Affleck On 'Argo' And The 1979 Hostage Crisis

Ben Affleck's Argo won Golden Globes for best director and best motion picture/drama. The film now has Oscar nominations for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. Affleck talks about his approach to the story of six diplomats who managed to escape a hostile Iran in 1979.

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Affleck On 'Argo' And The 1979 Hostage Crisis.

Fresh off Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, where he won for best director and his film won for best motion picture/drama, the actor and director talks about his approach to the story of six diplomats who managed to escape a hostile Iran — and the CIA operative who helped them do so.

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It's Still a 'Super' Time for Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck's role in Hollywoodland (as the ill-fated Superman star George Reeves) has made it to DVD. Affleck also wrote the screenplay for the upcoming film Gone, Baby, Gone, based on the novel by Dennis Lehane. (This interview was first broadcast on Sept. 25, 2006.)

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