• The Presidents and UFOs

  • A Secret History from FDR to Obama
  • By: Larry Holcombe
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (305 ratings)

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By: Larry Holcombe
Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
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Publisher's Summary

The UFO enigma has been part of our culture since the 1940s and is building to a worldwide explosion of acceptance today. Now, as governments around the world open their files and records on internal UFO investigations, the US remains steadfast in its denial of interest in the UFO issue. As more of the world's population accepts the possibility of an extraterrestrial presence, the demand is building for disclosure from the United States.

Using newly declassified and Freedom of Information Act documents, eyewitness accounts, interviews, and leaked documents being authenticated, The Presidents and UFOs details the secret history of UFOs and the corresponding presidential administrations. Starting in 1941 with the Roosevelt administration, author Larry Holcombe examines the startling discoveries facing a president preoccupied by WWII, the explosion of UFO sightings during the Truman years, first contact during the Eisenhower administration, and the possibility of a UFO connection to the Kennedy assassination. In 1975, the Nixon administration came very close to admitting that UFOs exist by funding a documentary by Robert Emenegger. Almost 40 years later, this book will examine Emenegger's findings. For the first time, the involvement of all of the modern presidents up to and including President Obama, and the rise and then fall of their influence on UFO issues, are told in one story that is an integral part of the fascinating UFO tapestry.

©2015 Larry Holcombe (P)2015 Audible Inc.
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The most magnificent book ever

I have been always I believer of extra-terrestrial and after listening this book I'm most certainly convinced that our U.S. Government is concealing the truth from the general public because of magnitude of the matter in question, I believe that it will come out eventually in the next 15 to 20 years, I'm 46 now I'm I hope to be alive when that happens, Thank you Joao Batista.

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tons of good research and storytelling

this book had a great pace and kept me very interested in the subject matter. It is full of solid research and will keep your wanting more

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Informational and entertaining

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this book to anyone fascinated by this phenomenon

What did you like best about this story?

I liked the framework of the history with Presidential relationship

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Good but not great

The book is narrated well and well written but the facts and case studies are old and already quite well known. Unless you are a die-hard conspiracy fan, this book will disappoint you.

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not a lot of substance

in addition to sounding like it was written by an old man (it was), it was also only moderately interesting for the first few parts and then i lost interest. and i love alien stuff!

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Very informative!

Enjoyed this book tremendously. It gave me insight and other views.

Narrator wasn't monotone lol

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Inside track , very informative and frightening.

Hard to stop. A very disturbing tale to be sure. Not sure if people could handle disclosure.

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Very good concept with awesome research

This book was a very good concept with great research taking you through each Presidents involvement with UFOs. Explanations jumped around a bit from time to time which was a little confusing. There are also some documents that you can look at which are hard with an audio book. But in all, it was very fun aspect of our country outlined.

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One of the best books ever

I’ve done 22 years of research into uFOs and would certainly have appreciated having this book sooner, as it is comprehensive of the more important UFO reports, and a good overview of the critical issues. The style is accessible and well written.

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very powerful information and well narrated

it explains how they portrayed stories like this on movies and commercials everything is in our face

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  • Steve
  • 10-06-15

interesting history of UFOs

This is an interesting history of UFO encounters since WWII. You can choose to believe it and, if you read this book then the assumption can be made that you either do or are open minded.

Either way, the writing is clear, the reading is excellent and the arguments are intriguing if not entirely convincing.

As Mulder's poster in the x-files stated:
I WANT TO BELIEVE.

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  • Richard
  • 05-26-15

Need more books like this!

A must read for anyone interested in ufo's regardless of your level of understanding.

Disclosure can only benefit humanity and is only kept from us from the people who fear positive human development on every level. Control won't last long and the truth will be out.

Good work!

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  • Mrsbadcrumble
  • 05-09-15

Good story, well presented.

What made the experience of listening to The Presidents and UFOs the most enjoyable?

The subject maybe controversial and the book could have gone down the route of simply listing facts and figures on a timeline; but it didn't. It presents the facts in a very engaging way by placing the events in their historical perspective and giving the facts as reported.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Presidents and UFOs?

The fact that Nixon was an incredibly popular President and appeared to have a keen interest in the UFO phenomenon. And then events overtook him...

What about Oliver Wyman’s performance did you like?

Overall yes. He tried the odd 'voice acting' here and there but overall he carried the narrative.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Not really that sort of book. Overall, as with other books of the UFO genre, it raises questions of the 'establishment' on both sides of the belief fence.

Any additional comments?

Could Governments really conceal such events for such a long time without someone blowing the whistle? Read/listen and you decide.

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  • Islandlife1956
  • 08-10-17

"Entertaining with alot of anecdotal information"

Interseting and entertaining at times, for it is packed with an awful lot of anecdotal information and events.
At times this was a little tedious leaving me to fast forward through the plethora of experts, generals and associated service personnel and their respective US departments!
Finally I fully appreciative the immense time and effort undertake by the author to compile such material for this fascinating subject.

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  • Philip
  • 03-04-21

We are definitely not alone

A great book, the theme of presidential history helps to tell the unfolding story of UFO contact. It gives a structure and a timeline that in itself adds evidence to our regular contacts, but also describes the development of our society s attitudes to the phenomena. Whatever your previous level of interest you cannot help to be astounded by some of the very best accounts over the decades. Especially the one about...ah have to leave it there as some government guys have turned up at the door!

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  • millwall66
  • 03-29-22

Superb

Very entertaining..interesting...well read...sticks to the known facts ...as he sees them...worth a listen anytime

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  • Byron
  • 12-05-21

Excellent ufo history

Recommended to all and for the curious to have some idea of the history and complexity of UFO. This can be one of the world's biggest cover-up s in history of man kind. Very likely recent history.
Recommended to accompany this one with other works of Richard Dolan

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  • ASHISH SINHA
  • 11-10-21

Great expose of Presidential cover-ups of UFO

Its no secret that after World War 2 , there has been rapid development of the Defense industry This could be a combination of migration of German scientists and technology knowledge combined with access to alien technology. There are UFOs but the Governments continue to deny them to avoid social, religious and other queries that they cant respond to. Well written and narrated, presenting all points of views

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  • EtherealWizard
  • 11-08-21

An excellent informative UFO book!

I would recommend reading this book. The presenters tone of voice works really well with the material. The research and way the book is conveyed is most compelling.

I’ve read well listened to several books about UFO’s / UAP’s and this is up there with some of the better ones. Hope you enjoy it!!

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  • Mr Marple
  • 08-26-21

They are here.

I wasn't to sure about the UFO scene but after listening, now I believe in them and I think full disclosure is just round the corner.

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  • Steve
  • 07-21-15

Solid work

This book is solid work, which outlines a number of very interesting aspects of this intriguing question. There is no smoking gun but there is a lot of smoke

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  • Eathan
  • 09-19-20

Certainly Interesting!

I liked how the various events were lined up with sitting Presidents of the United States. Well researched and written by the author, and well presented by the narrator, the only reason I did not award five stars is because I found it hard to relate to some of the stories because I live outside the US.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-25-19

An Interesting Story

As stated in the very beginning the President ,has little to no mention in all these tales of UFO's and close encounters,but by loosely grouping such events under who was president at the time,is an interesting read