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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 16, 2012
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(Studio: Jim Axelrod) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The story of American pilot Francis Gary Powers, whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the USSR in 1960 and his son Francis Gary Powers, presented; details given about what happened to Powers, who confessed to a crime. [CBS anchor Walter CRONKITE - raises questions about Powers.] [POWERS - recounts what happened to his father.] [On Friday, Air Force chief of staff Gen. Norton SCHWARTZ††- honors Capt. Powers the silver star.]

Axelrod, Jim;
Martin, David

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