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Q&A With ‘The Real Argo’ Houseguests, Cora and Mark Lijek

“Although I loved the movie ARGO and found it kept me on the edge of my seat, Locked Up Abroad gave us the opportunity to tell the true story of what happened to us.” CORA AMBURN-LIJEK About Cora: Cora was 25 and working as a consular assistant in the visa unit of the U.S. embassy…

Real-Life “Argo” Hero to Be Featured on Locked Up Abroad

Actor-director Ben Affleck’s Argo, which won the Best Picture statuette at Sunday night’s Academy Awards, is such an evocative spy thriller that from now on, it’ll be difficult to resist picturing  Affleck as the CIA agent who ingeniously rescued six U.S. diplomats from Tehran in 1980 by staging a fake movie production. But if you want to…