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Re: The Walter G. Haut Affidavit - Kaeser

From: Steven Kaeser <steve.nul>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 09:18:57 -0400
Archived: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 10:15:19 -0400
Subject: Re: The Walter G. Haut Affidavit - Kaeser


>From: David Rudiak <drudiak.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 11:33:43 -0700
>Subject: Re: The Walter G. Haut Affidavit

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>Shirkey Sr.'s affidavit from 1991 also indicates that he had
>heard about the bodies in the hangar, though doesn't indicate
>from whom, but now it appears at least one of the sources was
>Haut:

>"I learned later that a Sergeant and some airmen went to the
>crash site and swept up everything, including bodies. The
>bodies were laid out in Hanger 84."

>Shirkey Jr. grew up in Roswell and said he knew people like
>Glenn Dennis and Walter Haut well. Haut and his father were
>good friends. Nonetheless, he said, until 1989 neither his
>father or Haut ever talked about what happened, being strict
>military men honoring oaths of silence. It was only when he
>heard his father talking on a TV show in 1989 that he first
>learned his father was involved, and then called him up and
>asked him what he knew. (This is when he heard from his father
>that Haut was privately discussing the bodies.)

>Wendy Connors also tells me Haut was telling her in 1999 that
>Ramey was at the critical morning meeting on July 8. Also Haut
>was dropping hints about the bodies earlier on as well. He also
>briefly mentioned it in his 2000 recorded interview with Wendy
>and Dennis Balthauser. It didn't just suddenly come up in his
>2002 affidavit.

>Haut's common ending to interviews or lectures was "I believe
>it was a UFO! Just don't ask me why!" His 1993 affidavit also
>states, "I am convinced that the material recovered was some
>type of craft from outer space." That's a very strong statement
>for somebody supposedly completely out-of-the-loop.

>I would say Haut was dropping many, many hints that he knew
>considerably more than he was willing to admit publicly.

>I doubt any of this will stop the ankle-biters (not referring to
>Martin here) from continuing to claim that Haut's 2002 affidavit
>was nothing but the ramblings of a senile old man, a practical
>joke, designed to make him famous after death, was written by
>somebody else, or was designed to keep the money rolling into
>his museum and town.


David,

It really depends on what type of impact you expect this
affidavit to have, and so far we've seen that it's had very
little.

The Larry King show could have been a tremendous platform to
tout the newly released statement, but his daughter apparently
doesn't want it mentioned and it was finally brought up by
George Noorey and then dropped as a subject.

Part of this was Larry King's boredom with the subject and lack
of interest, but shouldn't this have been a major piece of news
on the show? But, I don't want to sidetrack this discussion into
a Larry King Show issue...

I raised the need for a better understanding of how the
affidavit came to be, and that has been answered as best as it
possible (I believe). It does not clear up inconsistancies with
previous statements made by Haut, but there are rational
arguments that one can make in support of it's validity, and
certainly the act of covering up information is a major
component in the Roswell mystery at many different levels.

Unfortunately, this is not the 'magic bullet' that we would all
like to see and I'm not convinced that we can turn it into one.


Steve



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