A week-long series of hearings hosted at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. is hoping to find clear answers on whether or not extraterrestrials have contacted Earth. There are 30 hours of congressional-style meetings planned, starting today and running through Friday.
Many of those testifying aim to prove that aliens — the kind from space, not the ones from other countries — are real, have contacted Earth, and that our government has hid this fact.
Of special note is the panel being chaired Tuesday by former U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, D-Mi. Kilpatrick, who is being $20,000 plus expenses, said she was “looking forward to the week’s activities.” Kilpatrick served in Congress from 1997-2011, losing a Democratic primary in 2010.
Also participating in activities are former Sen. Mike Gravel, R-Alaska and former Reps. Lynn Woolsey, D-Calif., Darlene Hooley, D-Ore., Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., and Merrill Cook, R-Utah.
A private ET lobbying organization called Paradigm Research Group is sponsoring the hearings. The week’s worth of events are being made into a documentary as well.
– Benjamin Nanamaker, InvestorPolitics Editor
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