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Why did the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev demand an apology from President Eisenhower in 1960?
January 11, 2013 1:23AM
Because the U.S. sent the U-2 spy plane over Russia to...well...spy. The plane was later shot down by the soviets and the pilot was captured, they knew it was an American plane because
1. they had the pilot
2. American flags where one the plane
President Eisenhower never gave an apology.