History Channel: 'UFOs and the White House'

ISGP section: UFO press reports index

First broadcasted in January 2006

Press conference with president Harry S. Truman
July 20, 1952 (date given here and there, but not in documentary)

Shown on video:

REPORTER: "Did the Joint Chiefs of Staff talk to you or concern you about the unknown, or unindentified, flying objects?"

TRUMAN: "Oh yes, we discussed this at every confidence that we had with the military and they were never able to make me a concrete report on that."

REPORTER: "Do you have anything on the subject, Sir?"

TRUMAN: "No I have not. I haven't anything on the subject, and... There's always things like that going on, flying saucers and er we've had other things, you know..."