NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 17, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Beale Air Force Base: Mike Boettcher) The United States U-2 spy plane examined; details given of its use over Iraq for taking high altitude snapshots of suspected germ warfare sites; statistics given. [U-2 pilots Captain Scott HOFFMAN, 9th reconnaissance wing commander General Charles SIMPSON - talk about the U-2.] The May 1, 1960, incident in which the Russians shot down a U-2 piloted by Francis Gary Powers recalled. ["Aviation Week and Space Technology" Mike DORNHEIM - comments.] [U-2 pilot Captain Brad BERRY - comments on the U-2.]
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