In what shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who has spent much time on the Internet, the ‘Storm Area 51’ viral sensation has inspired a slew of copycat ‘events’ and a vast array of weird headlines related to the craze.
First Half: MUFON’s 50th Anniversary international UFO Symposium is taking place July 26-28 in Irvine, CA. MUFON’s Executive Director, Jan Harzan, joins George Knapp for a preview of the event and to discuss the latest news in the UFO community.
Second Half: Jonna Mendez and her future husband Antonio were CIA operatives working to spy on Moscow in the late 1970s, at one of the most dangerous moments in the Cold War. Jonna will discuss her story of the intelligence breakthroughs that turned the odds in America’s favor, along with how she and her late husband were instrumental in developing a series of tactics like identity swaps, and ingenious evasion techniques.
While Richard Branson may envision someday sailing to the stars via his private space company Virgin Galactic, the British billionaire apparently doesn’t expect to encounter any aliens along the way.
An audacious online plan to storm Area 51 in search of aliens has become such a viral sensation that the United States Air Force has issued a stern warning to any individuals hoping to take part in the siege.