May 7, 1960. Khrushchev announces that the U.S.S.R. has U2 pilot Gary Powers in their custody and he has confessed to being on a spy mission. The State Department says there was no authorization for such a flight. LBJ issues a statement saying both parties will support the President in this crisis.
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