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Re: New Revelations On Origins Of MJ-12

From: Brad Sparks <RB47x.nul>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 18:38:12 EDT
Archived: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 10:58:46 -0400
Subject: Re: New Revelations On Origins Of MJ-12

>From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 08:41:47 EDT
>Subject: Re: New Revelations On Origins Of MJ-12

>>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 11:42:02 -0400
>>Subject: Re: New Revelations On Origins Of MJ-12


>>My conclusion is that the paper itself was old.

>>Ergo, if a hoax the hoaxer had cleverly obtained old onionskin
>>paper and used it with blue carbon paper to create the document
>>(supposedly in the 1980's according to Sparks' reconstruction).

>Bruce, List, All,

>Let my point out there that it's not all that impossible to get
>paper of a sufficient age for these sorts of hoaxes.

>My old friend, Frank Kaufmann, had a stack of paper from the
>Second World War and used it to create some of the documents he

>The paper was found after he died, along with two old
>typewriters he used to create the documents.

Bruce and Kevin,

As I point out in the MUFON Symposium article on page 151, note

"Historian Dr. Larry Bland at the Marshall Foundation said that
he could 'find the correct stationery and an appropriate
typewriter' to 'fake the MJ-12 documents' such as the CTM, the
only one with the stationery even known (ibid.[Stan Friedman's
TS/MAJIC], p.153)."

But remember, I did not write the article with Barry Greenwood
in order to re-investigate the _entire_ MJ-12 controversy but
only to show what fresh new light the secret Pratt files and
tapes shed on the origins and authenticity, or lack of same, of
MJ-12. That's why this was in a footnote (got published as
endnotes because of a software conversion problem). I had
intended that these would be in footnotes so you could see the
backup evidence right at the bottom of the page, but the
publication did not come out that way.


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