Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record

Book - 2010
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An in-depth investigation into UFO phenomena documents the author's survey of official extraterrestrial encounters as experienced by scientists, military heads, and aviators throughout the world, and evaluates government reactions.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers, c2010.
Edition: 1st paperback ed.
ISBN: 9780307717085
Branch Call Number: 001.942 KEA
Characteristics: xii, 335 p., [8] p. of plates : ill.; 21 cm.


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Apr 13, 2019

This book, Robert Davis's THE UFO PHENOMENON: SHOULD I BELIEVE (Schiffer Publishing, 2015), David M. Jacobs THE UFO CONTROVERSY IN AMERICA (Indiana University Press, 1975), and UFOS AND ABDUCTIONS: CHALLENGING THE BOARDERS OF KNOWLEDGE, edited by David Jacobs (University of Kansas Press, 2000) are the best books I've read on the subject. In this book I like the fact that Kean lets generals, pilots, and government official speak for themselves about this controversial and puzzling phenomenon. Kean, for the most part, takes a balanced approach to the subject.

Feb 26, 2018

This book is awesome. It should be read by everyone skeptical about UFO's. It really opened up my mind. UFO's are real. It is hard to accept, but it seems that there are far more intelligent beings that come to Earth and fly around.

Jan 20, 2018

I am a skeptic on most things and I liked that this book actually seems to be evidence based and not of the "If we can't explain it, then it must be aliens!" variety. Actually this book doesn't dwell on aliens much at all, but just focuses on the fact that there are some Unidentified Flying Objects around, that have been around for decades, and more investigation is sorely needed. Of course the hypothesis that they are extraterrestrial is a main theme, but presented in a manner that states more investigation is needed.

Btw, the author did correctly put the clues together and hypothesized years ago that the US seemed to have restarted a top secret program to investigate UFO (or in the new preferred terminology, UAPs). She was proven correct in the recent revelations that such a program did exist and the release of some of their data. This is actually where I first heard of the author as she kept appearing on various TV shows discussing the topic.

This book is NOT for those whom think aliens are around every bush and unexplained occurrence. Also there are quite a large number on contributors to this book as well and their stories all seem credible, but some obviously have more supporting evidence than others. Eyewitness testimony has proven to be very unreliable, so some of the case studies were quite refreshing in their depth of supporting evidence.

Feb 05, 2017

I enjoy reading about UFO's and this book covers a large and varied perspective. It offers facts and opinions, I do believe as the evidence is clear as day and the US appears to secretly investigating. This book should be shoved in front of the none believers.


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