Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev raises incident of captured U2 spy plane and pilot over Soviet Union at the Paris Summit and UN
United States USA Date:1960, September 23 Duration:1 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev raises the incident of United States spying Soviet positions. An American U2 Jet takes off for reconnaissance over the Soviet Union. Parts from downed U2 plane, including pilot's uniform, on display in the Soviet Union. Pilot Francis Gary Powers tried in Moscow. Power's family during the trial in court. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev speaks about the incident at the Paris Summit. The historic UN session on September 23, 1960 of the General Assembly in New York. Nikita Khrushchev targets British Prime Minister MacMillan at the meeting. In the UN chamber, Khrushchev pounds his fists on his desk along with the entire Soviet delegation. General Secretary Dag Hammerskjold defies Khrushchev's threats.
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