In May, MUFON Deputy Director Dan Wright wrote the following letter to John Lear, asking h
In May, MUFON Deputy Director Dan Wright wrote the following letter to
John Lear, asking him to substantiate his claims in the file LEAR.TXT,
which first appeared here on ParaNet last January. Lear responded to
Wright on June 10th, and I have included his point-by-point responses
below each of Wright's questions.
Deputy Director, Investigations
Mutual UFO Network
May 4, 1988
John Lear, State Director for Nevada
1414 Hollywood Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89110
Your 12/29/87 entry on the ParaNet makes a number of contentions bearing
on past MUFON investigations and potentially those arising in the future.
More: es or o? Moreover, as part of the organization's management, your statements
intended for consumption by persons outside MUFON reflect on our
credibility. Therefore, would you please answer the following in as
complete and forthright manner as possible:
1. What is the full name and mailing address of Dr. Al Hibbs, "senior
scientist with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California"?
>Dr. Al Hibbs
>Jet Propulsion Laboratories
>4800 Oak Grove Dr.
>Pasadena, CA 91109
2. What document or information in your possession details the 4/30/64
"communications between...aliens and the U.S. Government (that) took place
at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico"?
>Emenegger: UFO's: Past, Present and Future
>Sandler Films: UFO's, It Has Begun
>Linda Howe: Interview November 6, 7, 1987
>General Glenn Miller to Confidential Informant (C.I.)
More: es or o? 3. What document or information in your possession specifies a "deal with
these creatures" (EBEs) by Detley [sic] Bronk to "ignore the abductions
that were going on and suppress the mutilations" in "exchange for
>Detlev Bronk named the ET's 'EBE'. He did not make a deal with
>them. The deal was made in the 60's. I think you misread the
4. What document or information in your possession outlines a U.S.
Government insistence "that a current list of abductees be submitted, on a
periodic basis, to MJ-12 and the National Security Council"?
5. What specific information leads you to the conclusion that the EBEs
"have a genetic disorder in that their digestive system is atrophied and
>Autopsy information: Stringfield papers and Grudge 13.
6. What specific information do you possess to the effect that, in some
cattle mutilations, "the incisions were made by cutting between the
cells," with "no vascular collapse of the internal organs"?
More: es or o? >Linda Howe: Interview November 6, 7 1987.
DeWitt: Night Mutilators
Sheriff: Greeley, CO
Educator: Bush, CO
7. What is your documentary or informational source for "Sgt. Jonathan P.
Louette at the White Sands Missile Test Range in 1956" being a human
8. What evidence in your possession suggest that "various parts of the
body are taken to various underground laboratories, one of which is known
to be near the small New Mexico town of Dulce," a "(CIA-Alien) facility"?
>Liz Stoner regressions (Dr. Leo Sprinkle)
>Informed Speculation (I.S.)
9. What document(s) or evidence in your possession suggests that "between
1979 and 1983 it became increasingly obvious to MJ-12 that...thousands
More: es or o? were being abducted...(and) missing children had been used for secretions
and other parts required by the aliens"?
10. What is your evidence to assert that MJ-12 "had subtly promoted 'Close
Encounters of the Third Kind' and `E.T.'"?
>Dr. Hynek was working with MJ-12
>Dr. Hynek's name is on the credits of both films
11. What document or information in your possession contends that MJ-12
promoted the "development of a weapon that could be used against the EBE's
under the guise of `SDI'"?
12. What is your substantiation that Dr. Edward Teller is currently "in
the test tunnels of the Nevada Test Site" or that he is a member of MJ-12?
>Jerry Meier (former CIA engineer 24 years; 6 years at Nevada Test
More: es or o?
13. What information do you possess to contend that Dr. Henry Kissinger or
Admiral Bobby Inman is a member of MJ-12?
14. By what specific information do you assert that Wiliam Moore "has a
video tape of 2 newsman [sic] interviewing a military officer associated
with MJ-12" or that "3 living aliens...(are) being held in a facility
designated as YY-II at Los Alamos, New Mexico"?
>Paul Harvey: interview Nov. 10, 1987
>CIA document shown to me Nov. 10, 1987
15. What is the basis of your contention that, "Just before the recent
stock market correction in October of 1987, several newsmen, including
Bill Moore, had been invited to Washington DC to personally film the EBE"?
>(Apparently now denied by Bill Moore)
More: es or o? 16. What document or specific information in your possession clarifies
that, "NSA's project Aquarius deals specifically with the `communications
with the aliens'"? Relatedly, what document/information specifies, "Within
the Aquarius program was a project `Snowbird', a project to test-fly a
recovered alien aircraft at Groom Lake, Nevada"?
>Snowbird and Aquarius documents both confirmed by Gen. Michael C.
>Kirby former Congressional liaison now at PACAF.
17. What is your specific evidence to contend that "Mute Evidence" (Daniel
Kagan and Ian Summers, Bantam) "was a government sponsored book to explain
the mutilations in conventional terms."?
>A world wide phenomenon since the 1970's (200 mutilations since
>Jan 1988 in a major eastern city being investigated by 4 major law
>enforcement networks in plain clothes.)
18. What specific information suggests to you that, in the Wytheville, VA
sightings, "dozens of vans with NASA lettered on the side" frequented the
area or that "those that asked questions were informed that NASA was doing
a weather survey"?
>Various newspaper accounts
More: es or o? In light of assertions in your Paranet release both broad and specific as
to individuals, dates, places and events, please provide substantiation
directly to Walt Andrus at your earliest convenience regarding the above
/s/ Dan Wright
cc: Walt Andrus
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