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|The Trial of Francis Gary Power
Francis Gary Powers pleaded guilty at his trial,
which began in Moscow on August 27, 1960.
General view of the court, which was held at the
Trade Union House in Moscow. Powers was tried before a
three-man tribunal made up of members of the military
division of the Soviet Supreme Court. About 2,000
spectators were presented.
Powers in the prisoner's box. Sitting at right in
front of Powers is M.I. Grinyov, Powers' court-appointed
attorney. The official charge against Powers was
"criminal responsibility for crimes against the
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