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Re: A Remark By Eshleman On PBS Radio

From: bruce maccabee <brumac@compuserve.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 1998 12:47:56 -0400
Fwd Date: Sat, 04 Jul 1998 16:10:12 -0400
Subject: Re: A Remark By Eshleman On PBS Radio

>Date: Fri, 3 Jul 1998 15:49:49 -0700 (PDT)
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>From: Jim Deardorff <deardorj@proaxis.com>
>Subject: A remark by Eshleman on PBS Radio

>A remark that Prof. Eshleman (of the Sturrock panel) made on PBS
>Radio's "Science Friday" interview was interesting. This is in
>regard to the SETI program having received a considerable number
>of signals from space that could not be identified as coming from
>any Earth source, and which did not last long enough to be
>considered really repeatable. His point on this was that these
>unidentified radio-wave signals (URS?) resemble UFO reports in
>this regard -- both unidentified. (His hope was that ufology
>might grow in respectability to the same level that SETI has
>reached, which is not asking for too much!)

>A point he did not make, however, is that UFOs are unidentified
>in many or most cases because they do not hang around long enough
>for the news media to photograph them from all directions, or for
t>he military to shoot them down and display them as evidence,
>etc.  This makes Eshleman's analogy even closer, I think.>

Actually UFOs ave been filmed/videoed by newsmedia a number of
times. However, the videos have been generally ignored. Note:
the famous new Zealand Film was taken by newsmedia! How about
the famous "Concord UFO" of 20 years ago or more?

None of the newsmedia recorded film/video/photos was discussed
at the SSE panel.

I guess the problem is that there hasn't been an event where
independent newsmedia have multiply recorded (as well as
multiply witnessed) something as definitive as an "Independence
Day" type saucer (not necessarily as large as 15 miles in
diameter, of course. Thirty feet wuld be large enough, thank