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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Drones spell retirement for venerable U-2BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow s
Drones spell retirement for venerable U-2
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size helmet onto his head and readies himself for a flight into the stratosphere. In an hour, he will roar aloft in a U-2, the venerable... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Season Preview 2015: A guide to moviesTrue stories, epic adventures and showy performances fill the movie bill as 201
Season Preview 2015: A guide to movies
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
True stories, epic adventures and showy performances fill the movie bill as 2015 ends. The final months feature probable Oscar contenders, but the most closely watched entry, the next "Star Wars," will be judged by how it pleases fans. Keep in mind... Read more
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Lake Placid News
WORLD FOCUS: ‘Strangers on a Bridge’During a recent public forum organized by the Adirondack Roundtable featuring E
WORLD FOCUS: ‘Strangers on a Bridge’
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 days ago
During a recent public forum organized by the Adirondack Roundtable featuring Eileen Rockefeller as speaker, I was seated next to Beth Amorosi. She is the granddaughter of James B. Donovan, made famous as the man who negotiated the exchange of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lockheed Martin developing successor to the legendary U-2 spy planeU-2 spy plane to be replaced by a drone after 60 years of spying missions durin
Lockheed Martin developing successor to the legendary U-2 spy plane
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
U-2 spy plane to be replaced by a drone after 60 years of spying missions during the Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis and in Iraq and Afghanistan Company working on high-altitude and long-endurance version of the U-2 Plane, nicknamed Dragon Lady, was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge – of space, danger and obsolescenceMaj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size
U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge – of space, danger and obsolescence
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size helmet onto his head and readies himself for a flight into the stratosphere. In an hour, he will roar aloft in a U-2, the iconic single-seat spy plane — capable of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge – of space, danger and obsolescenceMaj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size
U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge – of space, danger and obsolescence
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size helmet onto his head and readies himself for a flight into the stratosphere. In an hour, he will roar aloft in a U-2, the iconic single-seat spy plane — capable of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
U-2 spy plane's mission: fend off rival Global HawkFor six decades, the sinister-looking black U-2 spy plane has allowed the Penta
U-2 spy plane's mission: fend off rival Global Hawk
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
For six decades, the sinister-looking black U-2 spy plane has allowed the Pentagon to see what our enemies don't want us to know. With sensors that can pinpoint landmines from 13 miles high, the plane has played a key role in U.S. intelligence... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Justice for spiesHad it not been for defense attorney James B. Donovan, now buried along side hi
Justice for spies
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
Had it not been for defense attorney James B. Donovan, now buried along side his wife Mary in St. Agnes Cemetery in Lake Placid, our country could have slid into a nuclear war with the Soviet Union. Donovan was a man of courage, one that epitomized... Read more
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Lake Placid News
WORLD FOCUS: The Rockefeller mystiqueThe Adirondack Roundtable, a part of the Lake Placid Institute, serves as a for
WORLD FOCUS: The Rockefeller mystique
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
The Adirondack Roundtable, a part of the Lake Placid Institute, serves as a forum for high-profile speakers. It was chaired for many years by John Boggle, the founder and former President and CEO of the Vanguard Group, an investment management... Read more

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