President Eisenhower Responds to U-2 Spy Trial
This newsreel highlights Russia's 1960 U-2
Spy Trial, including President Dwight D.
Eisenhower's response to the Soviet
Union's assertion that they were putting
American policy on trial. The parents of
captured American U-2 pilot Francis Gary
Powers are shown going into the Soviet
courtroom. Footage showing the wreckage of
Powers' plane, along with his flight suit,
is also included.
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