ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 14, 1977
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(Studio) 1st International Conf. on UFO's begins in Mexico; though United States Air Force has closed official investigation of UFO's, there's still much interest.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Calusa, California) (Film of UFO (Unidentified Flying Objects) shown.) Thousands of UFO's have been reported since late 1940's. [Astronomer Dr. Allen HYNEK - says it can either be said all sighters are crazy or UFO's real and worthy of study.] Hynek, former Air Force UFO (Unidentified Flying Objects) investigator, formed Center for UFO (Unidentified Flying Objects) Studies. Probe is started by Allan Henry. [Phone CALLER - describes UFO.] 90% of UFO's can be explained by stars, planets or aircraft, but some can't. 1 such sighting reported last fall by Calusa, California, police, at farm of Bill and Linda pecha. Reporter describes UFO. [PECHA - tells of sighting.] Pechas took children to home of friend, Gail Arrant, who also saw UFO. [ARRANT - knows she saw it; was frightening.] Other unidentified sightings noted. (Photos shown.) [HYNEK - says supernatural is only part of natural we don't yet understand.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller
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