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Re: Last Night's Tragedy - Fleming

From: Lan Fleming <lfleming5@houston.rr.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 11:35:22 -0500
Fwd Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 17:26:58 -0400
Subject: Re: Last Night's Tragedy - Fleming

 >From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993@aol.com>
 >Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 20:56:21 EDT
 >Subject: Last Night's Tragedy
 >To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net


 >And the exclusive, classified tape of Gerald Anderson...


 >I'm sure that FUFOR recognized it because it was part of their
 >project to video tape all the Roswell witnesses. I know that
 >part of that tape was used in Russ Este's documentary, Roswell
 >Remembered. He arranged with FUFOR to use part of it.

 >So, I gave up watching it and decided to vent my anger here.
 >I'll bet Karl could pick apart everything that was wrong with
 >this show. And I don't know why I listen to what producers say.
 >I stood in a green room for one of the talk shows and heard one
 >of the other pro-UFO witnesses (an abductee) ask if Phil Klass
 >was going to be on the show and the producer said, No. She had
 >to know that Klass was in the building. I got even with her by
 >saying that none of us was going to go on. She turned white, but
 >we did go on. Maybe we all should have walked.

 >So now I feel a little better and report that I did get a trip
 >to Washington, D.C. out of it, and I did get to go through the
 >boxes without having to spend my own money to get there to do
 >it. I'm glad because there was nothing in those boxes that
 >provided any enlightenment about the Roswell case.

The pre-show hype made a big deal out of the "unidentified metal
object." When I saw the flat, triangular box, I immediately had
a strong psychic impression that it contained either a Mogul-
style Rawin target or a large slice of very old pizza. My first
impression proved amazingly accurate. Eat your heart out,
Kreskin! :)

I don't recall hearing the smooth-talking narrator mention any
particular connection between "The Unidentified Metal Object"
and Roswell. They also quickly flashed on the screen what they
said were routine record logs from the Roswell air base showing
(not unsurprisingly) records of routine activities. This went by
so fast that I'm really not sure what I was looking at - some
hand-printed ledger entries of something or other. If this was
the important "evidence" they made it out to be, you'd think
they would have slowed down and explained a bit what was flashed
on the screen.

One point I'm very confused on is why these documents still
exist at all. I was under the impression that documents on the
daily routine at military basis were usually destroyed after a
few years.  At least, that was the claim the Air Force was
making when they were giving Congressman Steven Schiff the run-
around. Doesn't it seem a bit odd that these routine documents
have been preserved for 50 years, while all documents on the
extraordinary event itself have disappeared? Whether it was a
Mogul balloon or not, the base press release on the "capture of
a crashed disc," Marcel's trip to the Brazel ranch, the
forwarding of wreckage from Fort Worth to Wright Field by a
specially-assigned plane, and General Ramey's subsequent press
conference were certainly extraordinary events that I would
think would be documented somewhere. Yet there seems to be not a
trace left of any documents concerning these events.

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