12:23 p.m. ET: Academy-award winning actor Ben Affleck directs ”Argo,” a film based on the Iran hostage crisis, and plays its title character, CIA agent Tony Mendez. In talking about “Argo” with “Nightline” anchor Bill Weir, Affleck said he grew out his hair and beard for the part:
“It was really important for me to match, as closely as possible, the historical events,” he said.
Iran hostage crisis gave birth to “Nightline.” Watch one of our first broadcasts here:
11:28 a.m. ET: Who wore it better?! “Nightline” correspondent Juju Chang and senior producer Melinda Arons came to work today wearing the same green blouse. “Nightline” anchor Cynthia McFadden tweeted this photo:
10:33 a.m. ET: Police in Los Angeles suspect that Johnny Lewis, the “Sons of Anarchy” actor who allegedly beat to death his landlady and killed her cat before he plunged from a roof to his own death, might have been high on designer drugs, possibly a new drug called “smiles.”