Here’s a video presentation of the renowned Dr. Ivan T. Sanderson. Here is his1953 audio report of what he discovered while investigating the famous Flatwoods Monster Case. By 1952, flying saucers had become a familiar topic to the American public. However, the terrifying case of the Flatwoods monster was among the first nationally-publicized UFO/creature sighting. Dr. Sanderson, biologist, naturalist, writer, lecturer, and Fortean Investigator, gives a recollection of his on site investigation into the Flatwoods, WV monster incident. This was on the Long John Nebel 25, 1956 WOR-NY radio broadcast.
Blurb from the Lavada Cobb YouTube Channel.
IT’S RATING: 5 Charley’s
First it’s priceless! Second, this is not an actual video. Its more like a PowerPoint slide show. But don’t let that discourage you. You can listen to it while doing something else. This is an extremely rare and important piece of Fortean history. Ask any researcher, no matter what the topic, and they will tell you “first-hand testimony is the best data to work from.” Granted in this case, it can be agreed to, that this is technically not first-hand testimony.
But a first-hand, on the scene investigative report coming from one of the most recognized authorities in all things Fortean, is pure gold, Ivan T. Sanderson.* In fact Sanderson is credited with creating the term “cryptozoology” back in the late forties. The show is hosted by Long John Nebel**, a pioneer in late-night radio talk shows. Long John specialized in discussing controversial topics and having equally controversial guests on his show.
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Guests include Ivan T. Sanderson, Isabel Davis, Hans Stefan Santesson, Lester Del Ray and Ben Isquith. They debate UFOs visiting the Earth, science, and the afterlife. (Audio starts out grainy, but becomes clear 10 minutes into the show.)
LONG JOHN NEBEL’S SHOW RATING:
Classic historic Ufology at its best!
*To find out more about Ivan T. Sanderson:
To learn more about the Braxton County/Flatwoods Monster:
By Frank C. Feschino, Jr.
Revised and updated with new evidence that’s come to light since the 2004 edition.
“His ongoing and diligent 21-year investigation into this case reveals an invasion of gigantic aliens that occurred over America on September 12, 1952. “
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