Former CIA agent Chase Brandon claims that he was made aware during his career that the Roswell Incident really happened. Just days later, the CIA took the unusual step of issuing a denial.

In the Huffington Post, Lee Speigel quotes Chase Brandon as saying, "It was not a damn weather balloon–it was what it was billed when people first reported it. It was a craft that clearly did not come from this planet, it crashed and I don’t doubt for a second that the use of the word ‘remains’ and ‘cadavers’ was exactly what people were talking about."
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Wernher von Braun was one of the most important rocket developers and advocatess of space travel in the 20th century. An ex-Nazi scientist, he came to the US after the war as part of the "Paperclip" program, and worked for us at the White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico (should we still be afraid of these Nazis today?) It turns out he was there in July, 1947 when a UFO crashed in nearby Roswell.
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Over the past 6 weeks 5,387 people signed a petition asking for disclosure of the government’s knowledge of and communications with ETs. 12,078 signed a request that the White House formally acknowledge that extraterrestrial intelligence is engaging with the human race. Last week, the White House responded, saying that there was no evidence that extraterrestrials are here and that the US government has no contact with such beings, and never has had any.
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Long time KPFA broadcaster Ralph Steiner has amassed a remarkable group of recordings of news announcements and interviews about the Roswell Incident. This edition of Dreamland begins with a recording of the first radio news report about the crash, and then Ralph takes us through a terrific history of Roswell, as told in interviews and recordings he has collected over his long career. Much of this material has never been heard before, and it has never been brought together in a single program anywhere. Fascinating new insight into the Roswell Incident.read more