TORONTO — The Canadian former ambassador to Iran who protected Americans at great personal risk during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis says it will reflect poorly on director Ben Affleck if he doesn't say a few words about Canada's role if Argo wins the Oscar for best picture Sunday.
But Ken Taylor — who said he feels slighted by the movie because it makes Canada look like a meek observer to CIA heroics in the rescue of six US citizens caught in the crisis — is not expecting it.
"I would hope he would. If he doesn't than it's a further reflection," Taylor said. "But given the events of the last while, I'm not necessarily anticipating anything."
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