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Intelligence in Public Media

A View from Hollywood
ARGO
Producer Chay Carter: Thinking about Film and the World of Intelligence

Interviewed by Peter Usowski and Sara Lichterman

Peter S. Usowski, Director of the Center for the Study of Intelligence, and Sara Lichterman of CIA’s Office of Public Affairs interviewed Ms. Carter on 20 September 2018. Ms. Carter is one of the executive producers of the movie ARGO, which portrays the story of Anthony Mendez’s successful effort to exfiltrate six members of the US embassy who avoided being taken during the Iranian seizure of the embassy in 1978. The article is an adaptation of the interview, edited for clarity and brevity.


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Posted: Jul 10, 2019 04:34 PM
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