Libra - Part 1: In Minsk Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: In Minsk Summary

In Minsk. Lee Oswald has been given a job at a plant in Minsk working as a metalworker. In Oswald's first months there, a U-2 plane crashes in Russia. The pilot is supposed to blow up the sensitive items in the plane and kill himself, but the pilot does neither of these things. The government interviews the pilot and he insists that his plane was flying at sixty-five-thousand feet. The government officials do not believe him because of Oswald's testimony that the plane can fly much higher. For this reason, Kirilenko has Oswald brought from Minsk to be present during the interrogation of the pilot. Oswald assures them that the pilot is telling the truth and perhaps it is Oswald who misunderstood how high the planes can fly.

Lee returns to Minsk where he is beginning to make friends. Lee asks his friends...

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