Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident

Historical, Spy
A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a ...more

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... Francis Gary Powers

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... Oliver Powers

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... Rudenko

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... Mrs Powers

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... Bissell

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... James Donovan

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... DeGaulle

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... Ivan Vasilev

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... John McCone

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... Robert Kennedy

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... Grinev

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... Wheatley

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Synopsis

A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a prisoner swap. In later years he became a helicopter traffic reporter for a Los Angeles radio station. He was killed in a copter crash while on duty in late 1977.

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