From: Stanton T. Friedman <fsphys.nul> Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 09:41:30 -0300 Archived: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 09:23:28 -0400 Subject: Re: Klass' Infamous Theory About Valentich Incident >From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:15:31 -0300 >Subject: Re: Klass' Infamous Theory About Valentich Incident >>From: Giuliano Marinkovic <giuliano.marinkovic.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 10:33:32 +0200 >>Subject: Klass' Infamous Theory About Valentich Incident >>Dear Colleagues, >>Don Ecker, former Director of Research for US UFO Magazine, >>digitized and made available important audio of the 1992 debate >>in Denver between him and Phil Klass which was organized by >>Michael Corbin at the time. >>During that historical debate, Klass made the infamous comment >>about the Valentich incident suggesting that "there is reason >>to suspect that Valentich who was a very young and >>inexperienced pilot, may have been on a drug-running mission." >>Audio of the debate was broadcast in Don's show Dark Matters >>Radio and you can download it here from this link: >>http://tinyurl.com/p9jvru3 ><snip> >If Klass wasn't a paid* shill for the dis-information sections >of the US Intelligence communities I would be really surprised. >Imagine making the leap from four life jackets on a four place >airplane-which was required by the air regulations when flying >over water, whether the seats were filled or not-to a drug >smuggler. >Klass worked for an aerospace magazine yet seemed to be >oblivious to the workings of the aviation community. >The man was shameless and an embarrassment to not only to >himself but the community he worked for. Thanks for the URLs >Guiliano. >Don Ledger >* Rather than hard cash Klass's reward was more likely in the >way of information fed to him which could then be printed in >AW&ST by himself or others at that organ; thereby scooping >others such as Janes, etc. No question that Phil was unscrupulous whenever he thought he could get away with it. Twice on Larry King he expressed strong negative opinions about books (David Jacobs and Kevin Randle) that later in the show he admitted he hadn't read. His letter to the Canadian government about me was typical trash from him. It is interesting that his papers are at the American Philosophcal Society Library in Philadelphia. But his correspo- ndence (20 years or so) with me isn't. Perhaps he didn't want people to know he paid me $1000. for providing 14 examples of documents from the NSC using the same style and pica type face used in the Cutler Twining memo. It might not be a bad idea to collect examples of his deceitfulness. It would be a long article indeed. It would be a tribute to his following the basic debunker rules "Don't bother me with the facts, my mind is made up" and "if one can't attack the data, attack the people", and "what the public doesn't know, I won't tell them", and do your investigation by Proclamation.. Happy Canada Day Everyone, Stan Friedman Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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