Steven Spielberg’s Movie: “The Bridge of Spies” Fact or Fiction

Francis Gary Powers, Jr.

One hour presentation with Q&A on the U-2 Incident of May 1, 1960, the Spielberg movie “Bridge of Spies,” and the need to preserve Cold War history, honor Cold War veterans, and educate future generations about the Cold War. During the talk, Mr. Powers will separate fact from fiction as it relates to the movie “Bridge of Spies,” dispel the misinformation surrounding the U-2 Incident and his father, and help to set the record straight. In addition, he will talk about why he founded The Cold War Museum and the efforts currently underway to memorialize and commemorate this time period.

NOTE:  Mr. Powers requires $50 reimbursement for travel expenses as he resides in Richmond, VA, and he is not available to speak prior to 10:00 AM.

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD Projector, and Screen