1960 - Spy Story Of The Year
10:50:17 Interior, meeting of Supreme Soviet of Soviet Union, Khrushchev at podium to applause, reads announcement (MOS). Delegates listening.
10:50:46 Ext. US State Department; CU sign: Department of State, 320 Twenty-First Street N.W.
10:50:53 MS State Department spokesman Lincoln White SOF: “Given the state of the world today, intelligence collection activities are practiced by all countries & post-war history certainly reveals that the Soviet Union has not been lagging behind in this field.”
Cold War; Spying; U-2 Incident; Firsts; Aerial Reconnaissance; Kremlin; Gary Powers;