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Re: 1999 UFO Alien Abduction Conference Announced

From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 09:40:55 EST
Fwd Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 11:51:54 -0500
Subject: Re: 1999 UFO Alien Abduction Conference Announced

>Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 00:47:18 -0500
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>From: John Velez <jvif@spacelab.net>
>Subject: Re: 1999 UFO Alien Abduction Conference Announced


>Hello Kevin, hi All,

>The truth of the situation is this:

>A. Greg Sandow called me and told me of your interest/offer to
>participate in the conference. We both thought it was a
>_great_idea_ and we thought it would lend 'balance' and
>alternative points of view to the presentation.

>B. We both brought it up at the very next business meeting.
>Not only did we bring it up, _we_pitched_it_ because we both
>felt you would be a good addition.

I certainly appreciated this.

>C. The _only_ reasons it was rejected are the following:

>1. We had _already_ invited Dave Jacobs, Stanton Friedman and
>Jerry Clark. (Stan and Jerry need to be flown in.)

>2. We are working on a shoestring and we _couldn't_afford_ to
>fly in a third speaker!


>Are you suggesting a conspiracy or an attempt to keep you out
>because of your views? _Nothing_ is farther from the truth. You
>are welcome to verify any of what I have said here with either
>Greg Sandow or Budd Hopkins.

Nope. I was attempting to make the simple point that not all
points of view will be covered. That's all.

>If _any_ of the prior commitments hadn't already been made,
Greg >and I were prepared to argue for your inclusion but we
can't >afford to bring you in as well.

Again, I appreciate that.


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