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. Related Article: Bridge of Spies: History vs. Hollywood







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