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What this article points out for the first time is that Adelson’s Sands Corporation is the same company that billionaire Howard Hughes once used to funnel his “contributions” to Richard Nixon in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Howard Hughes originally bought the Sands with the help of Mafia don Johnny Rosselli, whom long-secret Watergate files released only this year show was central to the Watergate scandal that ended Nixon’s presidency (as documented in Waldron’s recent book, Watergate: The Hidden History).
Originally posted by sonnny1
Watergate: 'Aviator' Connection?
The exterior scenes were shot on location near St. George, Utah, 137 miles (220 km) downwind of the United States government's Nevada National Security Site. In 1953, extensive above-ground nuclear weapons testing occurred at the test site, as part of Operation Upshot-Knothole. The cast and crew spent many difficult weeks on location, and in addition Hughes later shipped 60 tons of dirt back to Hollywood in order to match the Utah terrain and lend verisimilitude to studio re-shoots. The filmmakers knew about the nuclear tests but the federal government reassured residents that the tests caused no hazard to public health.
Nixon: See, the attack in the North that we have in mind… power plants, whatever’s left—POL (petroleum), the docks…. And I still think we ought to take the dikes out now. Will that drown people?
Kissinger: About two hundred thousand people.
Nixon: No, no, no… I’d rather use the nuclear bomb. Have you got that, Henry?
Kissinger: That, I think, would just be too much.
Nixon: The nuclear bomb, does that bother you? I just want you to think big, Henry, for chrissakes. The only place where you and I disagree is with regard to the bombing. You’re so goddamned concerned about civilians, and I don’t give a damn. I don’t care.
Kissinger: I’m concerned about the civilians because I don’t want the world to be mobilized against you as a butcher. Source en.wikipedia.org...'s_dikes
Originally posted by signalfire
I think we went to the moon but I also think Stanley Kubrick was hired to make both still and video pictures of the landings, takeoffs and all that hopping around the moon surface stuff just in case... just in case something went terribly wrong and the 'named' astronauts were killed or [color=Magenta] marooned. There's also plenty of evidence that we were 'met' by something/someone on the moon that warned us off; let's face it, the next step would have been moon bases and mining investments and that never happened.
On August 13, they rode in parades in their honor in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. On the same evening in Los Angeles there was an official State Dinner to celebrate the flight, attended by members of Congress, 44 governors, the Chief Justice of the United States, and ambassadors from 83 nations at the Century Plaza Hotel. President Richard Nixon and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew honored each astronaut with a presentation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. 
On September 16, 1969, the three astronauts spoke before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill. They presented two U.S. flags, one to the House of Representatives and the other to the Senate, that had been carried to the surface of the Moon with them.
The Presidential Daily Diary is the official record of President Nixon’s meetings and telephone calls. Documents in this digital copy of the PDD include daily appointments calendars, lists of attendees at official functions, and passenger manifests for presidential transport.
This digital collection is currently down for re-review and will be back online as soon as possible. Contact us if you need specific information from the Diary.
But the president had not forgotten about Hughes. He had asked somebody to read the ABM memo - Henry Kissinger. On July 16, 1969, the same day that Apollo 11 astronauts blasted off for man's first walk on the moon, Nixon huddled with his national security adviser. That morning in the Oval Office, just before they shared the historic moment watching the launch together on television, the president told Kissinger to go see Hughes. Source Citizen Hughes pp 312-313
Kissinger returned to his White House basement office angry and incredulous. He told his deputy, Alexander Haig, that Nixon had just ordered him to give the billionaire a private top-secret briefing, not only on the ABM but also on the general strategic threat, on the balance of nuclear power -- and, as a final outrage, to solicit Hughes's own views on defense policy.
But now, on July 16, the commander in chief sent advance word to his hidden benefactor.
"Howard," Maheu flashed to Hughes, "we are reliably informed that the AEC has finally given up the battle and will have all tests of megaton or more held in Alaska. We are also informed that, for security reasons, they cannot, at this time, make any public announcement confirming their capitulation." Source Citizen Hughes pp 314
Plot Synopsis : Rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, Flower Belle Lee is run out of Little Bend. On the train she meets con man Cuthbert J. Twillie and pretends to marry him for "respectability." Arrived in Greasewood City with his unkissed bride, Twillie is named sheriff by town boss Jeff Badger...with an ulterior motive. Meanwhile, both stars inimitably display their specialties, as Twillie tends bar and plays cards, and Flower Belle tames the town's rowdy schoolboys... Written by R. Crawford, published on imdb Source www.imdb.com...
Plot Summary : West Side Story is the award-winning adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy, "Romeo and Juliet". The feuding families become two warring New York City gangs- the white Jets led by Riff and the Puerto Rican Sharks, led by Bernardo. courtesy Anon at imdb www.imdb.com...
Originally posted by gort51
Well "Diamonds are Forever" was about recluse Millionaire Willard White, living his life at the penthouse of the "White House" (note...Sir Willard White was a Real Afro-Jamaican!!! opera singer).
So what did Cubby Broccoli know then?
I can understand Nixon's interest in the Movie. BTW, HH looks nothing like Leonardo!!!!
I see Nixon as the puppet an Hughes as the man or one of the men pulling the strings.
Did Nixon have any real power on his own, was he just easily influenced by the likes of someone like Hughes?