Francis Gary Powers to Speak August 14 (7.29.2022)
The next Sunday with the Library will feature Francis Gary Powers Jr, author of Spy Pilot: Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident and a Controversial Cold War Legacy.
Where: John Barton Payne Bldg, Warrenton
When: Sunday, August 14, 2-3 pm
In 1960, an American U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis Gary Powers was downed over the Soviet Union. Although exonerated of any wrongdoing, a cloud of controversy lingered over Powers until his death in 1977. Learn how his son, Francis Gary Powers Jr., honored his father and unraveled a Cold War mystery in Spy Pilot.
For more books like this, check out this list compiled by library staff.
Prefer spies on the big screen? We have plenty of spy movies to take home too!