An Evening with Gary Powers, Jr.Visit Website
Mr. Powers is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of The Cold War Museum in Warrenton, VA and is an Honorary Board member of The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. He lectures internationally and appears regularly on C-SPAN, the History, Discovery, and A&E channels.
He is the son of Gary Powers, Sr., the U-2 pilot whose plane was shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960, triggering an international incident during the Cold War.
He is the author of Letters from a Soviet Prison (2017) and Spy Pilot: Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident, and a Controversial Cold War Legacy (2019), the latter of which will be the basis for his talk.