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Alexandria Times – U-2 Spy Pilot’s Son Describes Cold War Spy Swap – August 9

LA Daily News – “A Van Nuys boy picked up the scraps of a Cold War icon’s downed helicopter. Now he’s pushing for a memorial – July 16

Royal Examiner – “Spy Plane” hovers over Cold War Museum: Virginia-born U-2 pilot story told in full – July 3

The Czech Republic Evening News – Pokus o Demolici Budovy Veznice na Cejlu (Brno) – June 30 2019 (1:32 minute mark)

The Czech Republic Evening News – Spor o bouraniveznice — Udalosti v regionech (Brno) – June 27, 2019 (1:49 minute mark)

The Aviation Geek Club – Francis Gary Powers Jr Reveals Exclusive Details on the Shootdown of his Father’s U-2 – June 14, 2019

Fauquier Times Democrat – Cold War Museum Founder To Speak About His Book Spy Pilot at The Cold War Museum – June 7, 2019

Royal Examiner – Francis Gary Powers Jr June 9 Lecture at The Cold War Museum – May 25, 2019

VFW.org – Francis Gary Powers Jr Attends Exclusive Premiere of “The Lost Black Cats” at the Occoquan VFW – May 23, 2019

Sun Gazette Newspapers – Author Working To Restore Good Name Of Famed U-2 Pilot Father – May 13, 2019

NPR-International Spy Musuem Grand Opening Interview – May 10, 2019

NBC Washington DC – International Spy Museum Grand Opening Interview – May 7, 2019

Herald Tribune – Cold War Controversy Revisited in Sarasota – April 1, 2019

C-SPAN3 – The Cold War Museum Tour – February 4, 2019

URA.RU – Сын летчика-шпиона Пауэрса выпустил в США книгу об отце после поездки на Урал. ФОТО (Son of spy pilot Powers released in the U.S. a book about his father after a trip to shoot down location in Ural) – January 12, 2019

Greenville Sun – History Lecture Focuses On Soviet Capture Of CIA Spy Plane Pilot – 27 October 2018

The Knoxville Focus – Brown Bag Lecture with Francis Gary Powers, Jr. to be held Monday – 29 October 2018

The Wall Street Journal – Francis Gary Powers Was a Hero, Not a Rat – 22 July 2018

Dayton Daily News – ‘Bridge of Spies’ screening has guest speaker July 19 – 13 July 2018

Warbird Digest – SAC Museum: U-2 Exhibit Opening With Frances Gary Powers Jr. – 19 May 2018

TimesDaily – Son of former U-2 pilot focuses on factual depiction – 17 April 2018

Bristol Herald Courier – Francis Gary Powers’ son shares famous father’s story in new book – 25 February 2018

Military Times – Son of US spy pilot views U-2 artifacts at Russian museum – 7 December 2017

Norwegian Radio Interview (14:20 start) – 18 November 2017

NEWS 4 SAN ANTONIO – Cold War Memories with Gary Powers, Jr. – 23 October 2017

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Nuclear missiles were once ready to launch from Milwaukee’s suburbs – 23 August 2017

WUWM 89.7FM NPR – How Cold War Espionage Shaped Two Men’s Lives – 21 August 2017

Dayton Daily News – Son of Cold War U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers to appear at AF Museum – 20 July 2017

WVXU – Letters From A Soviet Prison – 17 July 2017

Broadway World – Safehouse Chicago Hosts Special Spy Presentation with Former U.S. Operative Previously Held Prisoner by the KGB – 7 July 2017

Berks-Mont – Kutztown students advocate for National History Day at Sen. Toomey’s office – 18 April 2017

East Bay Times – Alameda: Son of Cold War pilot Powers to visit USS Hornet – 10 January 2017

Northern Virginia – Spy planes, the Cold War and his father – 6 January 2017

ParliamentaryList – 12 February 2016

YouTube – https://youtu.be/aSwzgGshGLY – 17 April 2016

Jacksonville.com – Son of captured 1960s U-2 spy plane pilot Gary Powers speaks Monday at Amelia Island Musem of History

Twin Cities – Sons of ‘Bridge of Spies’ figures to speak in St. Louis Park – 2 December 2015

Albuquerque Journal – Son of U-2 spy plane pilot shot down defends father – 27 November 2015

WRAL – Hundreds turn out for early showing of Steven Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies – 14 November 2015

Cleveland – The real “Bridge of Spies” pilot: 60-Second Know-It-All (video) – 12 November 2015

The News & Observer – Saunders: Powers proud of his father and his place in history – 8 November 2015

Photorecon.net – Gary Powers Jr. and the “Bridge of Spies” – 6 November 2015

Radio Liberty – Spielberg film about spies – 26 October 2015

Law and Liberty – Interview with Francis Gary Powers, Jr. – 9 October 2015

Daily Mail – Secrets and lies on the Bridge of Spies: A brave spy shot down over Russia, or a traitor too weak to take his suicide pill? Brilliant new Tom Hanks movie solves the Cold War mystery of CIA operative Gary Powers – 22 August 2015

Photorecon.net – Setting the Record Straight…55th Anniversary of the U-2 Incident – 5 May 2015

Elizabethton Star – 50 years later, son share story of father’s sacrifice – 30 April 2015

The Columbus Dispatch – Artifacts of famous U-2 pilot enhance COSI exhibit on espionage – 11 March 2015

Russia Today – Spies like us: 50 yrs since Cold War Swap – 10 February 2012

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