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Re: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?

From: From: Greg St. Pierre <StrmNut@aol.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 1999 08:36:00 +0000
Fwd Date: Sun, 24 Jan 1999 09:45:22 -0500
Subject: Re: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?


>From: Larry Hatch <larryhat@jps.net>
>Date: Sat, 23 Jan 1999 03:47:32 -0800
>Fwd Date: Sun, 24 Jan 1999 02:39:50 -0500
>Subject: Re: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?

>>Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 09:10:13 +0000
>>Subject: Re: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?
>>From: Bob Shell <bob@bobshell.com>

>>>From: James Easton <pulsar@compuserve.com>
>>>Subject: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?
>>>To: UFO UpDates <updates@globalserve.net>

Previously, James Easton wrote:

>>>"Santilli verified that the photographer does indeed claim that
>>>this was an emergency procedure carried out in a barn at the
>>>crash site after discovering that one of the two aliens was in
>>>fact still alive".

Bob Shell replied:

>>Good catch James! I missed that. Ray has always said to me that
>>the footage was shot in a tent, and it was always called the
>>Tent Footage.

>>I can personally confirm that there are no barns close to the
>>supposed crash site, either Michael Hesemann's site or mine.
>>Barns, in fact, are not at all common in New Mexico.

Says who?

Wasn't the Roswell crash site, in fact, on a RANCH?

BTW, didn't you post earlier that you could not actually find
the location the cameraman spoke of? I refer to the following
post you wrote some months ago:

>Unfortunately, a lot has changed out there since 1947. The
>thriving town of Magdalena is now little more than a ghost town,
>and the main highway has been rerouted not far from Socorro,
>making it very hard to match up locations. In spite of a number
>of attempts I never did find the dirt road the cameraman said
>leads to the crash site. One of his landmarks was a wooden
>bridge over a canyon, and I satisfied myself by talking to a lot
>of locals and some forest rangers that this bridge is gone, and
>no one seems to recall it. Also, there was a "rock gate" at the
>beginning of the road, and again it seems to be long gone. The
>road may still be there, but there are dozens of little dirt
>tracks running off into the desert and it would take weeks and
>some good four wheelers to check them all.

Sorry, Bob. But if you couldn't find the location that the
cameraman was talking about, then how would you really know if
there are any barns close to it or not?

Larry adds:

>Now that you mention it, I've crossed New Mexico on a number of
>routes, and I have _never_ seen a barn there. I'm sure there are
>some barns, but they would stick out like a sore thumb; most
>especially in the virtually deserted nearly Mars like high
>desert between Corona and Roswell, NM.

Hi Larry,

Actually, they do. A company I used to work for had me doing
quite a bit of aeriel photography in the southwest. On just a
few of the trips I made over New Mexico, the landscape was
dotted with barns and barn-like structures. Because ranches are
usually large, the barns are going to be closer to the main
residence and, therefore, not near the main roads. Unless you
were traveling by air or crossing private property, you probably
would not see them. But, make no mistake, they are there. Beyond
that, my cousin raises race horses and knows hundreds of people
in New Mexico that have barns. In fact, there's probably as many
barns per hundred square miles of New Mexico as there are in any
other ranch country.

>If Santilli really believed in his own films, he would have
them >independently authenticated by whatever means necessary to
>convince himself and the world at large.

I couldn't agree more. What's worse, so much time has slipped by
that there is now a growing myth that since the AA footage
hasn't been "cracked" yet by experts it, therefore, might be the
real deal.

Take care,

Roger Evans



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