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Re: Filer's Files #20

From: "Jerome Clark" <jkclark@frontiernet.net>
Date: Fri, 22 May 98 10:30:09 PDT
Fwd Date: Sat, 23 May 1998 08:31:27 -0400
Subject: Re: Filer's Files #20

> From: Majorstar <Majorstar@aol.com> [George Filer]
> Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 21:20:29 EDT
> To: updates@globalserve.net
> Subject: Filer's Files #20


> Filer's Files #20-1998 MUFON Skywatch Investigations
> George A. Filer, MUFON Eastern Director,
> May 21, 1998, Majorstar@aol.com (609) 654-0020


> Victor Marchetti says, "We have, indeed, been contacted perhaps even visited
> by extraterrestrial beings, and the US government, in collusion with the other
> national powers of the Earth, is determined to keep this information from the
> general public. Victor Marchetti, former Special Assistant to the Executive
> Director of the CIA, in an article written by him for Second Look entitled
> "How the CIA views the UFO Phenomenon", Vol. 1, No 7,  May 1979.
This statement is taken out of context.  In the original,
Marchetti makes clear that he is merely speculating. In fact,
the quote above omits the opening words of the sentence: "My
theory is that we  have, indeed, been contacted...."  Marchetti
writes that UFOs were "rarely discussed" in his CIA experience,
though "neither were they treated in a disdainful or derisive
manner, especially not by the agency's scientists." He said most
of what he heard were "rumors," and these largely
"unimpressive."

Marchetti's article, which is essentially an exercise in space,
type, paper, and time waste, betrays his naivete on UFO matters.
For example, he says, "Of all the evidence that exists with
regard to UFOs, the single most impressive item (to my mind) is
the Jimmy Carter experience." As no serious ufologist disputes, Carter saw 
Venus, not a UFO. (J Cohen: Bolding of J. Clark comment for easy 
reference only)
Marchetti even gets the year (1969) of the
sighting wrong (he has it in 1973). Jerry Clark Page from the website of: CohenUFO.org

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