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‘Checkpoint Charlie’ author Vern Pike describes his brush with the famous downed U-2 pilot

Vern Pike, retired Army colonel and author of Checkpoint Charlie: Hotspot of the Cold War, discusses his brush with the famous pilot of a U-2 plane downed over Communist territory at the height of the Cold War. Pike offered these comments during an Oct. 3, 2011, speech to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of John Locke Foundation events, click here.