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a small unmanned armored tank approched him and a voice told him to lay down until he was apprehended. He got off with a warning but he said what was crazy was the people that arrested him did not speak english.
On 10 November 1950,-------------, Oak Ridge, Tennessee,
employee at-------------, Oak Ridge, Tennessee was interviewed
and he stated subtantially as follows: At approximately 1630
hours on 23 October 1950, while driving on the Benton Valley
Road, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, he observed an object over the
Scarboro School (which is in the control area of Oak Ridge) at
a distance of one-quarter to three-eighth of a mile from his
position of observations. The object appeared to be between
1000 and 2000 feet in altitude and was described as an "aluminum
It was traveling in a South Southeast direction. The object
was dropping fast as it crossed the road and disappeared over a
ridge--------heard no noise in connection with this object.
A sleepy little burgh tucked discreetly away in the rolling
hills between the Cumberland and Great
Smoky Mountain ranges, Oak Ridge has always appeared deceptively
normal on the surface.
Only when you peeked behind the fa=E7ade of plutonium and
privilege -- and you had to know where to look -- did you glimpse
the town's true nature.
Beyond the designer dachas of the nuclear bourgeoisie, out past
the abandoned guard tower relics of an earlier era, lay the vast
no-man's land we called the "Restricted Zone" ("we" meaning the
Mensa set's prodigal offspring).
The Oak Ridge 'Reservation' encompasses many hundreds of square
miles. However, the town itself -- the residential area --
occupies only a small percentage of that acreage. The rest has
always been under the purview of the Federal Government; Atomic
Energy Commission (AEC); Union Carbide; Martin Marietta, or
whoever holds the reigns of power these days.