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UpDate: Re: John Carpenter Responds - Carpenter

From: John Carpenter <StarmanJC@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 00:23:09 -0400 (EDT)
Fwd Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 09:44:20 -0400
Subject: UpDate: Re: John Carpenter Responds - Carpenter

Dear John Velez,

Thank you for your response. I have had the same e-mail address
for the last 8 years so I am unclear why it would be so hard for
you or anybody else to reach me. I only heard of this discussion
in cyberspace over the past couple months.

I do not recall ever sending any videotapes -- as they were not
a typical procedure with interviews -- and there are very few
among the cases. People have called these files "medical
records" -- but they basically consisted of interview notes,
drawings, and transcripts (initials only) and were never part of
any clinic office. I have always kept everything at home where
it was safest to store. Others have seen that place in my home
and know that to be true. Audiotapes are basically of drowsy,
sluggish voices under hypnosis -- hardly recognizable and
focused only on details of the encounters -- not the personal
info of anybody's life.

Robert Bigelow arranged the project for his NIDS Science Board
which is not something they have apparently even looked at. They
just know that they did not vote on such a project or arrange
for the material to be reviewed. My understanding is that  he
wanted it for them in the beginning, to become educated on the
subject, but that they became very busy right away with other
interests. Mr. Bigelow has always been very generous and given
similar amounts to other big researchers for various reasons. He
gave $100,000 for the Roper Organization's poll. He offered up
to a million dollars to MUFON for research projects. He helped
fund MUFON's Abductee Transcription Project -- a very similar
endeavor. He helped fund some of Linda Howe's filming projects,
Stanton Friedman's research, Budd Hopkins, David Jacobs, Yvonne
Smith, and others as ideas and projects came along. Bigelow even
started and funded the first year of Art Bell's Dreamland -- a
vision Bigelow had for educating the public with good
information. He helped fund the MIT conference in 1992 and other
events as well such as the TRIAD conferences in 1993-1994. He is
a billionaire who believes in promoting good quality research.

You call my words "noble," -- well, let me tell you what a
relief it is when great scientific minds finally agree to
secretly review some of the best information in the field in a
sincere and serious effort to help solve the mystery and help
people -- abductees -- like yourself. So many scientists have
previously been afraid to do so or avoid comments if they did.
Many would deny involvement. Bigelow made it safe, confidential,
and worth their time to do so. He now is donating $500 Million
to start a civilian-based space program that would help the
common man reach orbit and beyond in time. Check UFO Magazine
for that story. He is a good man whom I trust -- as do most of
the other big researchers. We could not do much of anything
financially with project ideas until he came along to help out.

John Carpenter