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Meanwhile on the Campaign Trail: Mainstream Media Continues to Play Down UFOs

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Meanwhile on the Campaign Trail: Mainstream Media Continues to Play Down UFOs

The subject of UFOs is seldom–if ever–given serious treatment in the arena of U.S. politics. Notable exceptions to this have included Senator Barry Goldwater’s personal inquiries into the subject, as well as Gerald Ford who, while serving as a Representative in Michigan, proposed an open hearing on UFOs in response to the number of sightings being reported by his constituents. Rather famously, in response to Ford’s proposed hearing, then head of the USAF’s Project Blue Book, Lt. Col. Hector Quintanilla, retorted that, “When I heard about Congressman Ford’s proposal I had to shake my head and laugh. An open hearing...

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