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Spy in the sky

Author: Linda Garmon; David G McCullough; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: Alexandria VA : PBS Video, ©1996.
Series: American experience.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the spring of 1960, a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. Overnight, the U-2 became the most famous aircraft in the world and Francis Gary Powers, who miraculously survived the crash, achieved instant notoriety that would haunt him for the rest of his life. Behind the scenes of this dramatic incident is the incredible tale of a team of engineers and courageous pilots who raced against the clock to  Read more...
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Named Person: Francis Gary Powers
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Garmon; David G McCullough; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
OCLC Number: 34980603
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
AMEX-809--on container.
Credits: Produced by Linda Garmon.
Performer(s): Host: David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: American experience.
Responsibility: WGBH ; produced by Linda Garmon.

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In the spring of 1960, a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. Overnight, the U-2 became the most famous aircraft in the world and Francis Gary Powers, who miraculously survived the crash, achieved instant notoriety that would haunt him for the rest of his life. Behind the scenes of this dramatic incident is the incredible tale of a team of engineers and courageous pilots who raced against the clock to design, perfect, and deploy the U-2.

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