According to a former Pentagon consultant and prominent author and lecturer, President Eisenhower met with aliens on at least one occasion during his presidency. Timothy Good, who worked with the Eisenhower administration, made this claim on a recent BBC program.

Good’s story centers around a meeting between Eisenhower and some “Nordic-looking” aliens while the president was vacationing in Palm Springs, CA in 1954. The meeting, which also included FBI officials, allegedly took place at Holloman Air Force Base. According to Good, “Aliens have made both formal and informal contact with thousands of people throughout the world from all walks of life.”

In 2010, a similar story surfaced publicly when retired New Hampshire state representative Henry McElroy Jr. videotaped a statement that he had seen a secret brief meant for Eisenhower that contained confirmation of the existence of alien life forms on Earth. He said, “To the best of my memory, this brief was pervaded with a sense of hope, and it informed President Eisenhower of the continued presence of extraterrestrial beings here in the United States of America.”

This is not the first time rumors of Eisenhower/alien summits have surfaced — in fact, stories of meetings between the president and extraterrestrials have circulated throughout the UFO community for years. This most recent statement is, however, the first time that a prominent scientist and someone so close to the Eisenhower administration has discussed these meetings publicly.

Are these true stories that people can no longer keep a secret, or is this a clever way of gaining interest and dollars for a vanishing space program? The truth is out there.

[Huffington Post]