United States intelligence flights over the Soviet Union--the U-2 incident

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Presents the text of documents issued by the United States during the U-2 incident of 1960 in which the Soviet Union shot down an American plane used to gather intelligence. Response to announcements made by Soviet Prime Minister Nikita Krushchev; Reason for the use of U-2 planes; Previous `open sky' policies put forward by the United States; Other comments.


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