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Re: Tracing The Flow Of The Gulf Breeze Money -

From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 15:25:18 +0000
Fwd Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 14:58:29 -0500
Subject: Re: Tracing The Flow Of The Gulf Breeze Money -


>From: Kenny Young <ufo.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 02:53:39 -0500
>Subject: Re: Tracing The Flow Of The Gulf Breeze Money

>>From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 14:27:40 +0000
>>Subject: Re: Tracing The Flow Of The Gulf Breeze Money

>>If Ed Walters had given money to the Fund (especially in the
>>large sums alleged) for investigation of his photos, I certainly
>>would have known about it. This allegation is flatly untrue. The
>>Fund's financial transactions all are a matter of public record.

>>I am skeptical of Ed Walters and his photos, but not of Bruce
>>Maccabee whom I have know for 40 years since he was a young
>>graduate student volunteering time for NICAP. His integrity is
>>unquestioned. People can disagree about interpretations honestly
>>and honorably without having to impute dishonesty.

>>- Dick Hall

>UFO UpDates List folk:

>Jerry Black has a response to the comments by Richard Hall.
>These are his words as I have transcribed by telephone this
>evening -- Kenny

>Mr. Hall;

>I appreciate your comments and your remarks are so noted. I have
>the utmost respect for you and your work in the UFO field.

>In my earlier response, I said the money Ed Walters gave to
>MUFON to support his Gulf Breeze investigation went from
>"either/or" MUFON/FUFOR to Bruce Maccabee. In my statement, I
>said "either/or." However, I take your word that The Fund for
>UFO Research is not involved and did not receive money from Ed
>Walters. The evidence is very clear that Bruce Maccabee received
>the money directly from MUFON given to them by Ed Walters.

>I can understand you having respect for a friend that you have
>known for 40 years. However, the evidence is very clear. Mr.
>Bruce Maccabee may have not have been totally honest when he
>said that he did not know that Ed Walters had given money to
>MUFON for the sole purpose of investigating the Gulf Breeze
>case.

>If Vicky Lyons and Charles Flannagan both had this information,
>it would be illogical to think Mr. Maccabee would not have known
>this. The telephone call between Rex Salisberry and Ed Walters
>affirms that the payment was made and certainly Maccabee should
>have known.

>Mr. Hall, by your own admission, you state you have problems
>with the Gulf Breeze case, yet not the integrity of its primary
>investigator. As hard as it may be sometimes, we must not let
>good friendships stand in the way of being critical of poor,
>one-sided investigations.  -- J.B.

Mr. Black et al.,

I was highly critical of the investigation. Ask Walt Andrus,
Bruce Maccabee, Marge Christensen, or anyone else involved with
MUFON at that time.

There was a great deal of internal dissension among active MUFON
people, including the Saiisberrys with whom I communicated a few
times.

 - Richard Hall





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