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Just prior to the 1979 Iranian Revolution , the government of Iran imprisoned two EDS employees in a contract dispute. Perot organized and sponsored their rescue. The rescue team was led by retired . Army Special Forces Colonel Arthur D. "Bull" Simons . When the team was unable to find a way to extract their two prisoners, they decided to wait for a mob of pro- Ayatollah revolutionaries to storm the jail and free all 10,000 inmates, many of whom were political prisoners. The two prisoners then connected with the rescue team, and the team spirited them out of Iran via a risky border crossing into Turkey . The exploit was recounted in a book, On Wings of Eagles by Ken Follett , which became a best-seller. In the 1986 miniseries , Perot was portrayed by Richard Crenna .

Henry Ross Perot (/ p ə ˈ r oʊ /; born June 27, 1930) is an American business magnate and former politician. As the founder of Electronic Data Systems, he became a ...

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Standing his ground, Fallon insists, "I don't want to be bullied into not being me, and not doing what I think is funny. Just because some people bash me on Twitter, it's not going to change my humor or my show."

As for the show's dip in ratings , Fallon claims, "I never, ever care. I'll know when someone fires me."

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