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Re: Filer's Files #47 - 2001 - Aldrich

From: Jan Aldrich <project1947@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2001 13:06:08 -0500
Fwd Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2001 12:56:13 -0500
Subject: Re: Filer's Files #47 - 2001 - Aldrich


 >From: James Oberg <joberg@houston.rr.com>
 >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2001 13:00:18 -0600
 >Subject: Re: Filer's Files #47 - 2001

 >>Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 17:27:32 -0500
 >>To: ufoupdates@home.com
 >>From: George A. Filer <WeeklyFiles@filersfiles.com>
 >>Subject: Filer's Files #47 - 2001

 >>FILER'S FILES #47 MUFON Skywatch Investigations
 >>George A. Filer, Director, Mutual UFO Network Eastern
 >>November 21, 2001, Majorstar@Aol.Com.
 >>Webmaster Chuck Warren http://www.filersfiles.com
 >>ASTRONAUT COMMANDER EUGENE CERNAN

 ><snip>

 >>Eugene Cernan was the commander of Apollo 17 that flew to the
 >>moon. In a Los Angeles Times article in 1973 he said, about
 >>UFOs: "I've been asked (about UFOs) and I've said publicly I
 >>thought they (UFOs) were somebody else, some other
 >>civilization."

 ><snip>

 >Cernan's quotation keeps being repeated, but whenever I've asked
 >for the original citation, or a photocopy of the actual article,
 >nobody's been able to actually produce it. So many others of
 >these 'rich and famous UFO believer quotes' have turned out to
 >be spurious, it's sad that some people seem to think there's any
 >evidential value to them, without documentation.

I asked Barry Greenwood to check his clipping collection for the
article containing Cernan's quote. His answer:

The article is authentic, Jan. 6, 1973: "Cernan Says Other
Earths Exist"

    "I'm one of those guys who has never seen a UFO
    (Unidentified Flying Object). But I've been asked, and
    I've said publicly I thought they were somebody else,
    some other civilization." Gene Cernan, 1-6-1973

It goes on about his positive views on life in space and the
abundance of other civilizations.

So the quote is slightly different than given many places on the
web, but it is authentic.

Jan Aldrich








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