Did a UFO Crash in Roswell, New Mexico?
Did a UFO crash in Roswell, New Mexico? Pat and Rebecca switch roles! Pat explains why a UFO did land in a field in 1947 while Rebecca tells us why it didn’t. Listen and vote!
Questions Explored in this Episode
What was the Summer of Flying Saucers? What did rancher W.W. Brazel find in his field? Why did he decide it was alien? Who did it take it to and who did they tell? What happened to the debris? Why did the government release a statement saying it was from a “flying disc”? Was it a weather balloon? Was it a spy mission gone wrong? Was it a UFO?
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History of Roswell
Rebecca tells the history of Rosewell and the Summer of Flying Saucers. She tells the story of the rancher Brazel and what happened to the debris he found.
Pat and Rebecca debate if what crashed in the field was from a UFO. They look at the government’s statements and the picture they released. What do they prove?
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Sources for this Week’s Episode
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roswell_incident and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roswell,_New_Mexico
History – https://www.history.com/news/roswell-ufo-aliens-what-happened
Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2022/07/08/roswell-flying-saucer-ufo/
Mitchell Republic: https://www.mitchellrepublic.com/news/the-vault/why-1947-known-as-the-summer-of-the-flying-saucer
Sky at Night: https://www.skyatnightmagazine.com/space-science/roswell-ufo-incident/
Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers
Intro: “III. Allegro moderato from Gargoyles” by Lowell Liebermann
Outro: “Dream Images (Love-Death Music)” by George Crumb
Bumper: “Ghost Waltz” by Lowell Liebermann
“Pat Facts” and “Ghost Story” themes by Mondo
“Time for a Debate” theme by Gail Gallagher gailgallaghermusic.com