How did the U-2 Spy Plane come into existence? What happened on May 1st, 1960 that caused an international
incident which caused the collapse of the Paris Peace Summit between Eisenhower and Khrushchev and prompted a marked deterioration in our relations with the
Soviet Union.? Why was it so embarrassing for the United States government to deny the plane's purpose and mission? And what was the fate of the pilot, Francis Gary Powers?
Learn the answer these questions and more when Kiwanian Bob Munger, a former US Air Force U-2 pilot and current Division 62 Lt. Governor, visits our club on January 10th and shares his riveting program based on information from recently declassified US and Soviet documents.
The Mercer Island Kiwanis Club meets every Thursday at noon at Aljoya. Please contact our membership chair at 206-232-0672 by noon on January 9th if you plan to attend.