Francis Gary Powers

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Style Weekly
Unprompted: Political Liars and the Buzzards Who Pick Them Apartthrough the 1970s and the advent of anything goes was past. Flying silently at
Unprompted: Political Liars and the Buzzards Who Pick Them Apart
Style Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
through the 1970s and the advent of anything goes was past. Flying silently at 70,000 feet over the Soviet Union, pilot Francis Gary Powers of Pound, Virginia, took lots of nice pictures of military installations on the ground. As far as we know... Read more
12d
CBS News
The way it was: Today in historypause before watching the Hollywood premiere of their new film “Rear Window” on
The way it was: Today in history
CBS News / Posted 12 days ago
pause before watching the Hollywood premiere of their new film “Rear Window” on August 18, 1954 in Hollywood. u-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers Khrushchev Popovich Nikolayev Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev is flanked by four Soviet cosmonauts as... Read more
19d
The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington native Edward Wootten, a Cold War intelligence officer, dead at 91superiors that something serious was up. It was the first indication U.S. autho
Wilmington native Edward Wootten, a Cold War intelligence officer, dead at 91
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
superiors that something serious was up. It was the first indication U.S. authorities had that the U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis Gary Powers had been shot down over the U.S.S.R. Later, on Oct. 21, 1960, Wootten was flying back to Moscow after a... Read more
21d
News Mail
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this weekthrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impos
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this week
News Mail / Posted 21 days ago
thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission of negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers - a pilot whose spy plane was gunned down over the Soviet union. Co-produced by Steven Spielberg, Marc... Read more
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21d
Daily Examiner
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this weekthrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impos
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this week
Daily Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission of negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers - a pilot whose spy plane was gunned down over the Soviet union. Co-produced by Steven Spielberg, Marc... Read more
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21d
Northern Star
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this weekthrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impos
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this week
Northern Star / Posted 21 days ago
thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission of negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers - a pilot whose spy plane was gunned down over the Soviet union. Co-produced by Steven Spielberg, Marc... Read more
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21d
The Daily Mercury
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this weekthrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impos
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this week
The Daily Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission of negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers - a pilot whose spy plane was gunned down over the Soviet union. Co-produced by Steven Spielberg, Marc... Read more
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21d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this weekthrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impos
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this week
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission of negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers - a pilot whose spy plane was gunned down over the Soviet union. Co-produced by Steven Spielberg, Marc... Read more
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21d
Queensland Times
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this weekthrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impos
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this week
Queensland Times / Posted 21 days ago
thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission of negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers - a pilot whose spy plane was gunned down over the Soviet union. Co-produced by Steven Spielberg, Marc... Read more
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21d
The Morning Bulletin
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this weekthrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impos
Come together to revisit history on Foxtel this week
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission of negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers - a pilot whose spy plane was gunned down over the Soviet union. Co-produced by Steven Spielberg, Marc... Read more
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27d
Daily Mail
Stunning video reveals what it's like to fly a U-2 to edge of spaceWorks delivered the first U-2A model in less than a year in 1955. The aircraft
Stunning video reveals what it's like to fly a U-2 to edge of space
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
Works delivered the first U-2A model in less than a year in 1955. The aircraft was being flown by CIA pilot Francis Gary Powers when it was hit by a Soviet S-75 Dvina missile. It crashed in Sverdlovsk and Powers was captured. He was... Read more

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