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Wednesday, 20 April 2011 16:40

Days Before His Death, JFK Asked CIA About UFOs

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According to documents obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request, in the days just prior to his assassination, President John F. Kennedy asked the CIA to provide him with classified documents about UFOs.

The story is set out in two letters written by Kennedy to the director of the CIA asking for information about the spy agency’s file on alien activity.

The FOIA requests were made by author William Lester incident to the research that went into the writing of his new book A Celebration of Freedom: JFK and the New Frontier.

In another memo, JFK told the NASA administrator that he thought it wise to cooperate with the government of the Soviet Union on mutual outer space endeavors.

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