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CBS UFOs Still Flying 60 Years After Roswell

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 15:45:02 -0400
Archived: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 15:45:02 -0400
Subject: CBS UFOs Still Flying 60 Years After Roswell

Source: CBS New - New York, New York, USA


Aug. 9, 2007

CBS Sunday Morning

UFOs Still Flying 60 Years After Roswell

What Are The Odds That There Are Other Intelligent Beings In The

ROSWELL, N.M. --(CBS) UFO sightings have been playing out on
movie screens for over 50 years. With a little help from
Hollywood, aliens in every shape and size have landed on earth
either to wage war like in "Independence Day;" make friends like
"E.T." or even give existential advice like in Woody Allen's
"Stardust Memories."

But in real life, between 3,000 and 4,000 legitimate sightings
are documented in the U.S. every year, according to the national
UFO reporting center. Even President Jimmy Carter claimed to
have a close encounter and, as a congressman, Gerald Ford
pressed for a UFO investigation. More recently, a sighting last
November at O'Hare airport made the front page of the Chicago

So where can you hope to spot E.T.? Start in Roswell, N.M. From
its local restaurants to its alien head lamp posts to its space-
aged McDonald's, the town is like an intergalactic shrine. The
main attraction, of course, is the international UFO Museum
where Julie Shuster is the director.

"A majority of the people that come through our doors believe
there is more out there. That there is life out there =97 that
UFOs and extraterrestrial are totally plausible," she told CBS
News technology correspondent Daniel Sieberg. "They're curious
about it. And they feel we're very arrogant to think anything

Roughly 2.5 million earthlings have visited this Roswell
Institution since its inception in 1992. That's about 160,000
every year. They come from all 50 states and 35 countries. Some
are just curious while others are firm believers.

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