NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 10, 1969
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(Studio) Air Force releases report from University of Colorado scientists dismissing UFOs as not worthy of further study. UFO (Unidentified Flying Objects) researchers in Washington, DC challenge report
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC)Challenge comes from Don. Keyhoe, head of group which thinks UFOs come from other planets and are worthy of study. [KEYHOE - Group only made use of 3% of evidence given. Have 11,000 reports of sightings; given by airline pilots, astronomers, radar trackers, scientists, etc.] Air Force report based on 59 recent sightings and reviews of old sightings. Conclusion was 90% were balloons, airplanes, illusions, stars or hoaxes. 10% were unexplained. Astronaut James McDivitt filmed object on Gemini IV; Frank Borman on Gemini VII; no identification.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen
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