Originally posted by TheCh0de
the disclosure project 2001 National Press Club Event: On Wednesday, May 9th, 2001, over twenty military, intelligence, government, corporate and
scientific witnesses came forward at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to establish the reality of UFOs or extraterrestrial vehicles,
extraterrestrial life forms, and resulting advanced energy and propulsion technologies. The weight of this first-hand testimony, along with supporting
government documentation and other evidence, will establish without any doubt the reality of these phenomena.
I think if you go back and listen to that press conference again, you may be disappointed. There were a total of 19 witnesses, but when you look at
what they said they saw, few saw anything at all.
John Cipher, an actor in Hill Street Blues was there to kick off the conference. Steven Greer spoke for a few minutes, but not as a witness. the
1, John Callahan, FAA Accidents & Investigations
He tells the story of the 1986 JAL sighting and said some of the presidents men had a meeting about it. He didn’t see anything himself.
2. Lt Col Charles Brown, USAF
A member of AFOSI basically says he believes there's something to it, but hasn’t seen anything himself.
3. Michael Smith, USAF Sgt
He worked air traffic control at Klamath Falls, OR and tracked a UFO at 80,000 feet several times. This was a radar blip.
4. Enrique Kolbeck, Mexican Air traffic controller
He detected 15 objects on radar.
5. Graham Bethune, USN
He says in 1951 he saw a UFO that tailed him
6. Dan Willis, USN
He was in a code room in San Francisco in 1969 when he says he saw a message from a ship in the Gulf of Alaska that was reporting a large UFO coming
out of the water.
7. Don Phillips, USAF + CIA
He worked on the SR-71 project and says there was a predecessor of that plane designed for the CIA for tracking UFOs. He once saw some fast lights.
8. Robert Salas, USAF Captain
This is the Maelstrom story where he says UFOs knocked some missiles offline. The story has become very controversial recently with “dueling
9. Dwayne Arnesson, USAF Lt. Col.
Had 3 experiences consisting of his having seen message traffic to the effect that a UFO had crashed in Spitzbergen, Norway, that ICBMs had been
deactivated (see above), and that UFOs had been seen around nukes. He personally saw nothing.
10. Harland Bentley, USA PFC
He was working on a Nike base when he says he thinks a UFO crashed and the next day there were 12-15 UFOs in the sky. Ten years later he says he heard
an astronaut radio transmission from a moon shot that mentioned a Bogey.
11. John Maynard, USA SFC
He says he saw some documents that mentioned UFOs and had some pictures. He also vehemently says there is a Shadow Government.
12. Karl Wolf, USAF Sgt
He says a photographic technician showed him a picture of a lunar base when he was in a dark room to service some equipment.
13. Donna Hare, NASA
She says a technician showed her a photo of a round dot with a shadow taken on Earth. He told her they regularly airbrushed out stuff like that. She
also tells a story she heard that a guard was told to burn some UFO pictures, but he peeked and was beat up by another guard. She also says the
astronauts spoke of a UFO on the moon when hey were in quarantine.
14. Larry Warren, USAF
He tells the Bentwaters story. Unclear if he actually saw anything.
15. George Filer, III, USAF pilot, MUFON East Director
He says London air traffic control asked him to chase a UFO. He then relates the Tehran F-4 incident and the Ft. Dix alien who got shot incident,
neither of which he was at.
16. Clifford Stone, USA SFC
He says he was on several crash retrieval teams where they recovered aliens and that there are 57 varieties of aliens visiting Earth.
17. Mark McCandlish, USAF artist
Saw a UFO when he was a kid. Saw a working “Alien Reproduction Vehicle” at an air show and drew a picture of it.
18. Daniel Sheehan, lawyer
Tells the story of carter asking for UFO material and Bush, Sr. refusing. He turned to the Congressional Research Service where he saw some symbols on
a picture of a UFO and managed to trace them. He also worked for the Jesuits and had contacts with the Vatican which refused to disclose anything to
19. Carol Rosin
She worked with von Braun who told her we should not weaponize space.
When you look at what these people are saying, few of them saw anything. many of them are telling third party stories they heard from someone else.
Only a couple of them actually saw a UFO. Most of the "sightings" were of pictures, radar blips, or message traffic. Some of them, such as Clifford
Stone, have severe credibility problems, and some, like Carol Rosin, are just political and aren't witness to anything.
The conference was certainly well-orchestrated, but when you look at what the witnesses actually said, it isn't all that impressive with quite a lot