FIRST, THE NEWS
From the East Oregonian, June 25th, 1947
FIRE CONTROL OFFICER SPOTS
Kenneth Arnold Reports 9 Disc-Shaped Objects
"Shiny, Silvery, Moved Incredibly Fast"
From the Roswell (N.M.) Daily Record, July 8th, 1947
AIR FORCE CAPTURES "FLYING SAUCER"
ON RANCH IN ROSWELL REGION
Intelligence Officers Recover Crashed Disc
From the Roswell (N.M.) Daily Record, July 9th, 1947
AIR FORCE DECLARES "SAUCER"
From the Chicago Daily Tribune, August 1st, 1947
USAF SAYS "CANNOT EXPLAIN"
850 Additional Sightings Since
From the Roswell (N.M.) Daily Record, October 19th, 1947
SO-CALLED SPACE WHEAT A HOAX,
ANGRY FARMER DECLARES
Andrew Hoxon Denies "Saucer Connection"
Red-Tinged Wheat "Nothing but a Prank," He Insists
From the (Ky.) Courier Journal, January 8th, 1948
AIR FORCE CAPTAIN KILLED CHASING UFO
Mantell's Final Transmission:
"Metallic, Tremendous in Size"
Air Force Mum
From the Brazilian Nacional, March 8th, 1957
STRANGE RINGED CRAFT CRASHES
IN MATO GROSSO!
2 WOMEN MENACED NEAR PONTO PORAN!
"We Heard Squealing Sounds from Within,"
From the Brazilian Nacional, March 12th, 1957
MATO GRASSO HORROR!
Reports of Gray Men with Huge Black Eyes
Scientists Scoff! Reports Persist!
VILLAGES IN TERROR!
From the Oklahoman, May 12th, 1965
STATE POLICEMAN FIRES AT UFO
Claims Saucer Was 40 Feet Above Highway 9
Tinker AFB Radar Confirms Sightings
From the Oklahoman, June 2nd, 1965
"ALIEN GROWTH" A HOAX,
FARM BUREAU REP DECLARES
"Red Weeds" Said to Be Work
of Spray-Gun, Teenagers
From the Portland (Me.) Press-Herald, September 14th, 1965
NEW HAMPSHIRE UFO SIGHTINGS MOUNT
Most Sightings in Exeter Area
Some Residents Express Fear of Alien Invasion
From the Manchester (N.H.) Union-Leader, September 19th, 1965
ENORMOUS OBJECT SIGHTED NEAR EXETER
WAS OPTICAL ILLUSION
Air Force Investigators Refute State Police Sighting
Officer Cleland Adamant: "I Know What I Saw"
From the Manchester (N.H.) Union-Leader, September 30th, 1965
FOOD POISONING EPIDEMIC IN PLAISTOW
Over 300 Affected, Most Recovering
FDA Officer Says May Have Been
From the Michigan Journal, October 9th, 1965
GERALD FORD CALLS
FOR UFO INVESTIGATION
Republican House Leader Says "Michigan Lights"
May Be Extraterrestrial in Origin
From the Los Angeles Times, November 19th, 1978
CALTECH SCIENTISTS REPORT SIGHTING
HUGE DISC-SHAPED OBJECT IN MOJAVE
Tickman: "Was Surrounded by Small Bright Lights"
Morales: "Saw Red Growth Like Angel Hair"
From the Los Angeles Times, November 24th, 1978
STATE POLICE, USAF INVESTIGATORS FIND
NO "ANGEL HAIR" AT MOJAVE SITE
Tickman and Morales Take, Pass, Lie Tests
Possibility of Hoax Discounted
From the New York Times, August 16th, 1980
"ALIEN ABDUCTEES" REMAIN CONVINCED
Psychologists Question Drawings of So-Called Gray Men
From the Wall Street Journal, February 9th, 1985
CARL SAGAN: "NO, WE ARE NOT ALONE"
Prominent Scientist Reaffirms Belief in ETs
Says, "Odds of Intelligent Life Are Enormous"
From the Phoenix Sun, March 14th, 1997
HUGE UFO SIGHTED NEAR PRESCOTT
DOZENS DESCRIBE "BOOMERANG-SHAPED" OBJECT
Switchboard at Luke AFB Deluged with Reports
From the Phoenix Sun, March 20th, 1997
"PHOENIX LIGHTS" REMAIN UNEXPLAINED
Photos Not Doctored, Expert Says
Air Force Investigators Mum
From the Paulden (Ariz.) Weekly, April 9th, 1997
FOOD POISONING OUTBREAK UNEXPLAINED
REPORTS OF "RED GRASS" DISCOUNTED AS HOAX
From the Derry (Me.) Daily News, May 15th, 2000
MYSTERY LIGHTS ONCE AGAIN REPORTED
IN JEFFERSON TRACT
Kineo Town Manager: "I Don't Know What They Are,
but They Keep Coming Back"
Excerpted from DREAMCATCHER © 2001 by Stephen King. Reprinted with permission from Scribner, an imprint of Simon and Schuster. All rights reserved.