UFOs in the USA

“The truth is out there.”

Joshua Hehe
12 min readMay 3, 2021

Although the “Star People” have been visiting North America for millennia, Native Americans have a much different relationship with extraterrestrials than that of Americans (at least, for the most part). The main reason for this is because during FDR’s second term in the White House, on Devil’s Night in 1938, Orson Welles directed The Mercury Theatre on the Air live radio adaptation of H. G. Wells’s novel The War of the Worlds. More importantly, by mimicking a news broadcast, the show was so realistic-sounding (for its time) that many listeners were fooled into thinking that a Martian invasion was actually underway here on Earth. To make matters worse, the widespread confusion caused by the controversy led to tremendous outrage, the likes of which the country hasn’t seen since.

In line with this, according to Captain Edward Ruppelt, the military’s files often mentioned the panicked aftermath of the broadcast by Orson Welles as a possible reaction of the public to any confirmed evidence of unidentified flying objects from an extraterrestrial civilization. This led the federal government to implement a longstanding cover-up policy, specifically regarding the public perception of extraterrestrials (ETs) and unidentified flying objects (UFOs). Simply put, the government took it upon itself to conceal rather than reveal anything that it knew about…