Two of these issues deal with a confrontation on the road between two farmers and a minister, and a lynching in the middle of the night.

Both are reflections of the time, unsettling and disturbing to those in the movie and in the audience.

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But this policy dates back to the latter part of World War II when UFO-like "foo fighters" were being reported by combat pilots.

R The evidence regarding this subject is clear and overwhelming: It has not been difficult to make a compelling case for the reality of UFOs per se. Cover-Up Timothy Good Good is a respected British broadcast journalist and UFO investigator.

What emerges from this examination is that, while Agency concern over UFOs was substantial until the early 1950s, CIA has since paid only limited and peripheral attention to the phenomena.

R The three-tier standard government security clearance levels are well known: confidential, secret and top secret.

In the case of UFO phenomena, the question must be asked: what would give an un-elected government official the right to keep this information to himself, thereby depriving the rest of the world of possible knowledge of almost inconceivable magnitude and consequence?

Such elitism by the officials of any government, much less a government based on the principles of democracy and individual rights, is a gross injustice not only to its own people, but to all people.

There are two major elements to the UFO mystery: the UFOs themselves and the intensive efforts by the governments of the world to withhold information about them.

Neither the nature nor the purpose of the governments' actions are clearly understood.

Let us be clear: regardless of the reality behind the UFO phenomenon – whether it represented an alien intelligence or human psychosis – the summer crisis of 1948 had many people in the American military and intelligence community thinking about this problem, and considering all solutions, including the extraterrestrial one.