Khrushchev Reveals Soviets Have U-2 Wreckage and Pilot Francis Gary Powers


This 1960 newsreel covers Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's announcement that the U-2 spy plane wreckage had been recovered, along with American pilot Francis Gary Powers. The U.S. response is also highlighted, which led to an uncomfortable subsequent meeting between President Eisenhower and Khrushchev, with Khrushchev launching into an insulting tirade directed at President Eisenhower.




Related Videos (4)
Bert the Turtle Duck and Cover Atomic Bomb
Movie
James B. Donovan Speaks About Defending
Soviet Spy Rudolf Abel
President Eisenhower Responds to U-2 Spy
Trial
Bridge of Spies Movie Trailer


Back to: Bridge of Spies
LATEST ADDITIONS
King Arthur: Legend of the SwordThe PromiseThe Lost City of ZAnnabelle: CreationThe Case for Christ