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Tony Mendez Awarded Honorary Doctoral Degree From CU-Boulder

Tony Mendez Awarded Honorary Doctoral Degree From CU-Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Folsom Field. No tickets are required for the ceremony, which is free and open to the public. Highlights include a commencement address by Facebook executive and CU-Boulder […]

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America Abroad Media Awards – A Salute to Films and the Clandestine Services

America Abroad Media Awards - A Salute to Films and the Clandestine Services
America Abroad Media Awards - A Salute to Films and the Clandestine Services The Huffington Post by Connie Lawn This year's third Awards dinner honored four people for their remarkable work in films. The emotional tribute was to the real heroes of the film Argo - Tony Mendez [...]Read more

ARGO Mastermind Tony Mendez Announces Battle With Parkinson’s Disease, Support For Focused Ultrasound

ARGO Mastermind Tony Mendez Announces Battle With Parkinson's Disease, Support For Focused Ultrasound

ARGO MASTERMIND TONY MENDEZ ANNOUNCES BATTLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE, SUPPORT FOR FOCUSED ULTRASOUND Former CIA spymaster Tony Mendez spoke publicly for the first time about his battle with Parkinson’s disease in a special session at the Symposium. Tony and his wife, Jonna, addressed his Parkinson’s diagnosis, his […]

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‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s

‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s
‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s The Washington Post The first time I sat down to interview Tony and Jonna Mendez was in late 2012, not long after the movie “Argo” opened and propelled the retired CIA spies into fame after living a quiet life in retirement as [...]Read more

Tony Mendez, real-life ‘Argo’ CIA hero, reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Tony Mendez, real-life 'Argo' CIA hero, reveals he has Parkinson's disease

Tony Mendez, real-life ‘Argo’ CIA hero, reveals he has Parkinson’s disease Tony Mendez, the retired CIA agent played by Ben Affleck in the hit movie “Argo,” has revealed that he is battling Parkinson’s disease. Mendez and his wife, Jonna, spoke about his condition during a four-day symposium […]

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Target Taps Former CIA Chief of Disguise to Decode Kids’ Wish Lists this Holiday

Target Taps Former CIA Chief of Disguise to Decode Kids’ Wish Lists this Holiday
The Washington Post CIA’s former ‘chief of disguise’ has a new holiday job: ‘Kids’ Gift Detective’ for Target What does it take to get your children the perfect holiday gift? A professional sleuth, apparently. As the pressure to win the holiday shopping battle builds, marketers are inventing [...]Read more

Parade: Tony Mendez Talks Argo, the CIA, and Edward Snowden

Parade: Tony Mendez Talks Argo, the CIA, and Edward Snowden
Ben Affleck & Alan Arkin in Argo (Courtesy of Warner Bros.) Parade Magazine Tony Mendez Talks Argo, the CIA, and Edward Snowden + Win a Copy of the New Argo Blu-ray If you’re a fan of the 2012 Academy Award Best Picture winner Argo, then you probably know [...]Read more

2013 Honorary Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal

2013 Honorary Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal
On Thursday, October 3, 2013 the Partnership for Public Service presented nine outstanding public servants with the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies). The twelfth annual Sammies gala was held at the historic Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. This special award recognizes a former [...]Read more

Tony Mendez Keynote Speaker at Hood College Graduation Ceremony

Tony Mendez Keynote Speaker at Hood College Graduation Ceremony
Tony was the Keynote speaker at Hood College graduation ceremony in Frederick on May 18th. The ceremony was held in a huge tent on the campus residential quadrangle. It was a near perfect day, cool and sunny. What an honor! Hood President Ronald Volpe awarded Tony with [...]Read more

CIA Trailblazer Tony Mendez Visits With DNI James Clapper

CIA Trailblazer Tony Mendez Visits With DNI James Clapper
Office Of The Director Of National Intelligence CIA Trailblazer Tony Mendez Visits With DNI James Clapper Antonio "Tony" Mendez is a retired intelligence officer recognized in 1997 as one of the first class of CIA Trailblazer honorees. Mendez specialized in the support of clandestine and covert CIA [...]Read more
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