Brad Meltzer's Decoded: Roswell and A...

Brad Meltzer's Decoded: Roswell and Area 51 explored

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Roswell and Nevada's Area 51 are tonight's destinations for Brad Meltzer and his team in the History network's "Brad Meltzer's Decoded" as they probe these still-controversial locations which many believe harbor the secrets of UFO technology.

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Cathedral City, CA

#1 Nov 30, 2011
This was in no way an unbiased investigation. The entire show was set up to imply that there actually are aliens at area 51 from the get go. Hyperbole was implied as fact or evidence of coverup and little or no evidence was presented to discount the alien stories... very bad investigating.

United States

#3 Dec 1, 2011
What happened after they rushed to get in the car and drive away from the military base? Was this staged?
Did they leave the camera men behind for the security police to apprehend?
It just seems like something was missing after they drove away frantically and after the commercial break they are in a museum.

Charlton, MA

#4 Dec 4, 2011
It was completely set up and lame. The truck approaching them was filmed sep. from when they were there. They made it look as though the truck was coming towards them but you never see the truck in the same shot as the team. It was edited to make it look like this was happening at the same time. Also, this is one of the highest security areas in the world. As if 3 idiots in a Buick SUV could jump into the truck as if it was the Dukes of Hazard and run from a military security truck with flashing lights is almost laughable. This show is so lame, I only watch it to see how staged and set up it is.

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Location hidden

#5 Dec 4, 2011
LMAO at people who watch "reality" shows or any other kind of show for that matter and HONESTLY think that some idiot is actually going to get close up footage of AREA 51!!

Marquette, MI

#6 Dec 4, 2011
I think the show is set up so people will search on thier own. At this point I believe the UFO phenomonum is exploited by the pentagon to keep funds flowing for other projects in the name of UFO research when in reality the only UFOs are world power aircraft that hasn,t been exposed to world population.

Marquette, MI

#7 Dec 4, 2011
Arrange lights on the B-2 spirit and I would guess it could give the appearance of being almost any shaped UFO.

Marquette, MI

#8 Dec 4, 2011

Marquette, MI

#9 Dec 4, 2011
Unexplained Phenomenon
Apr 20, 2011
Silas M. Newton
Silas Newton (1887-1972) was a wealthy oil producer and con-man who claimed that he had a gadget that could detect minerals and oil. He was cited as an authority in Frank Scully’s book Behind the Flying Saucers, a work that claimed to report on several UFO crashes in the area of New Mexico. In 1950, Newton said that a flying saucer crashed on land he leased in the Mojave Desert; however, he revised his claim in 1952, saying he never saw a flying saucer but had only repeated comments he heard from others. These files detail the FBI’s investigations into Newton’s fraudulent activities between 1951 and 1970. Dec 06, 2010
Guy Hottel
Guy Hottel was a Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office. The information concerning Mr. Hottel is in regard to a March 22, 1950, memo he sent to the Director concerning flying saucers. Dec 06, 2010
Majestic 12
Majestic 12 In 1988, two FBI offices received similar versions of a memo titled “Operation Majestic-12…” claiming to be highly classified government document. The memo appeared to be a briefing for newly-elected President Eisenhower on a secret committee created to exploit a recovery of an extra-terrestrial aircraft and cover-up this work from public examination. An Air Force investigation determined the document to be a fake. Dec 06, 2010
National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP)
National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP) The National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena, NICAP, was founded in the 1950s to research reports of UFO phenomenon. Between 1957 and 1969, NICAP and its members periodically communicated with the FBI. This release consists of this correspondence. Dec 06, 2010
Roswell UFO
Roswell UFO On July 8, 1947, the FBI Dallas Field Office sent a teletype regarding a “flying disc” that resembled a high altitude weather balloon found near Roswell, New Mexico. This single page is a serial from the larger UFO release found at . Dec 06, 2010
Animal Mutilation
Animal/Cattle Mutilation In the mid-1970s, reports of scattered animal mutilations in western and mid-western states concerned many people. The FBI was asked to investigate, but was unable to do so because of a lack of jurisdiction (except when such mutilations were found on Indian lands). These files consist mainly of press clippings and correspondence concerning the issues between 1974 and 1978. Dec 06, 2010
Extra-Sensory Perception
ESP is considered a perception of information about events beyond what may be discerned through the five physical senses or deduced from past experience or knowledge. This release consists of cross references to ESP found in FBI files from 1957 to 1960. Several of the documents concern William Foos, a proponent of ESP. Others concern claims that ESP could be used in espionage investigations. The FBI found no scientific support for this or other claims and did not pursue the matters raised in these references. Nov 30, 2010
Unexplained Flying Objects (UFOs) In 1947, a rash of sightings of unexplained flying objects (UFOs) swept America. Although the newly formed U.S. Air Force was the primary investigator of these sightings, the FBI received many reports and worked for a time with the Air Force to investigate these matters. This release details the FBI’s role in investigating such reports between 1947 and 1954. Nov 30, 2010
Project Blue Book (UFO)
Project Blue Book Originally Project Blue Book was the Air Force name for a project that investigated UFO reports between 1947 and 1969. In 1989, an organization calling itself “The New Project Blue Book” contacted the FBI. This file consists of correspondence concerning this organization.

Clarkston, MI

#10 Oct 25, 2014
The hard to find airport used to fly employees to and from area 51 is none other then North Las Vegas airport. Nothing clandestine here as it's even used for commercial flights to Grand Canyon and flight instruction.
Oh Please

Beverly, MA

#11 Oct 26, 2014
Skeeter wrote:
The hard to find airport used to fly employees to and from area 51 is none other then North Las Vegas airport. Nothing clandestine here as it's even used for commercial flights to Grand Canyon and flight instruction.
Yep, anyone who has been to Vegas usually uses this airport.

No big mystery.

Just a bunch of folks going to work for the U.S. Government.

And yes, there is some level of secrecy because they are working on military weapons and air power.


So sorry, no aliens or space craft from other worlds.

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