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Re: Are We Really Ready For Disclosure? - Kaeser

From: Steven Kaeser <steve@konsulting.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 18:51:05 -0400
Fwd Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2002 21:44:17 -0400
Subject: Re: Are We Really Ready For Disclosure? - Kaeser

 >From: John Velez <johnvelez.aic@verizon.net>
 >To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
 >Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 15:05:33 -0400
 >Subject: Re: Are We Really Ready For Disclosure?

 >Jackie Gleason was also shown dead aliens by his friend
 >Richard Nixon during the last days of his Presidency

 >I've been hearing this one for years. Does anybody know if
 >there is any truth to it? I've always considered it a kind of
 >'urban legend'. I'm just curious if any one knows anything
 >about this particular walnut.

Hi John-

I believe that Jackie Gleason's widow mentions this episode in a
biography of her late husband. It's only a small tangent, but
it's fairly well known that Gleason was very interested in UFOs
and reportedly had a home built in the shape of one.

Information can also be found at:




It is also mentioned in the following, but the links to more
detailed information appear to be broken (and may have linked to
the article above):


Is there any truth to the Gleason/Nixon tale? Gleason and Nixon
both had homes in Florida and played golf together as friends. I
can't imagine that Gleason would have missed the opportunity to
ask the President about UFOs, but I also can't imagine that was
possible to get a civilian into such a highly classified area.

It would seem that all the known witnesses are deceased, and it
remains an interesting tale that will probably never be


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