Saturday, November 05, 2011

Maybe We Owe Paul Hellyer An Apology

Paul Hellyer is a Pearson era cabinet minister who has received some notoriety and much ridicule in recent years for his embrace of Exo-politics (he believes, among other things, that UFOs have shot down U.S. jet fighter jetss).  The telegram is what it appears to be: in 1924 Chief of U.S. Naval Operations, Edward W. Eberle, instructed all Naval stations to monitor the airwaves for any unusual transmissions due to anticipated contact from Martians. He also appealed to astronomers to monitor the skies for Martian radio transmissions.  Things were different back then.

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