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    The Cold War & 1960 U-2 Incident

    Presented by and Longway Planetarium at Longway Planetarium

    November 5, 2015


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    The Cold War & 1960 U-2 Incident

    Francis Gary Powers was a famous American Pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. His son, Gary Powers, Jr. will give a brief overview of the Cold War, the misinformation surrounding the 1960 U-2 incident, the family's effort to set the record straight, and current efforts to honor Cold War veterans, preserve Cold War history, and educate future generations about this time period. Book signing following the presentation. Books and Cold War memorabilia available for purchase. Recommended for ages 12 and older.


    Longway Planetarium

    1330 E. Kearsley Street
    Flint, MI 84503

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    $10 per person, $5 for members



    Phone: 810-237-3450


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