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Bridge of Spies and Book Signing by Francis Gary Powers, Jr.


Experience espionage and intrigue at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on the evening of Friday, November 22. One of the most talked-about events of the Cold War was the downing of the American U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis Gary Powers over the Soviet Union in May of 1960. The Nuclear Museum is hosting a special event to hear Francis Gary Powers, Jr.'s account of his father's life and to watch the Steven Spielberg movie, Bridge of Spies. Doors open at 5:30 and seats are limited! Tickets are available for purchase online and admission into the 5 pm VIP reception to meet our special guest is also available at an additional cost.