Powers Trial 1960

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    Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    GV. The hall of columns with trials in progress, & LV. SV. Francis Powers, American pilot of the U2 espionage plane, in the dock on trial - he has pleaded guilty. LV. The President. CU. Supreme Court President, Lieutenant general of Jurisprudence, Mr Borisoglebsky. LV. General Prosecutor Rudenko, & CU. GV. Audience. CU. Powers Council Mikhail Rudenko Grinev. SV. Powers family seated in the hall - mother, father and wife. CU. Powers' father and wife. SV. Powers giving evidence. LV. Pressmen at the back of the Hall. LV. Powers in the dock. GV. Trial in progress.

    United States of America (USA).

    LV. American President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) walking into his office for the press conference. SV. Pressmen. CU. Ike speaking - natural sound. They are condemning US, they also have spies etc.


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