Earlier this year Annie Jacobsen's book Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base drew groans from skeptics and believers alike who derided her claim that the infamous 1947 Roswell crash was really a spy plane sent by , piloted by “alien-like children” created by Nazi doctor intended to create a mass panic about an alien invasion.
The story was based entirely on one anonymous source without a shred of supporting evidence, which is not unheard of among UFO reports. UFO enthusiasts who prefer some documentation with their speculation might prefer journalist Leslie Kean's recent book UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record.
Kean's book topped the Podesta wrote the foreword....They're not just taking my word for it, the reader gets to actually read what these authorities have to say in their own words.”To read the rest of the article, bestseller list—an unusual achievement for a nonfiction book about extraterrestrials. Part of the reason the book has done so well, Kean told Discovery News, is that “I'm trying to be very straightforward as a journalist, laying out what we know based on the official records. Also, many of the chapters were written by other people [including generals and former Arizona governor ], and [former White House chief of staff] John click here.