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Author: World Wide Entertainment (Firm),
Publisher: Geelong, Australia : World Wide Entertainment, [between 1999 and 2009?]
Series: Main event, 18; World history in video.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On May 1st, 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and the pilot Francis Gary Powers was captured. It was the year's main event. Powers was extensively interrogated and convicted of espionage against the Soviet Union. Sentenced to 10 years, he was exchanged for a Soviet spy just two years later on Berlin's famous Bridge of Spies.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Dwight D Eisenhower; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Francis Gary Powers; Dwight D Eisenhower; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Francis Gary Powers
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: World Wide Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 767805989
Language Note: English.
Notes: Previously released on DVD.
Title from resource description page (viewed Sept. 1, 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (6 min.).
Series Title: Main event, 18; World history in video.

Abstract:

On May 1st, 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and the pilot Francis Gary Powers was captured. It was the year's main event. Powers was extensively interrogated and convicted of espionage against the Soviet Union. Sentenced to 10 years, he was exchanged for a Soviet spy just two years later on Berlin's famous Bridge of Spies.

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