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Uploaded by LeonardUlrich on Jun 1, 2011

This video studies how evil is systematically fulfilling Bible prophecy. It is a 6,000 year survey of secret societies and 220 year survey of progressively engineered warfare. Far from "conspiracy theory" or "Bible thumping", it calmly relies on original source documents. This video will challenge your world view, regardless of your background. It is for those who want the truth.

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Murray lawyers: Jury should see Michael Jackson video detailing final tour
From Michael Cary and Ted Rowlands, CNN
updated 8:09 AM EST, Wed September 21, 2011

Dr. Conrad Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson.

#The March 2009 video shows Jackson announcing his final tour will be only 10 concerts
#Conrad Murray's lawyers say the video will corroborate another expected witness
#That witness is expected to say Jackson was "furious" when the concerts were upped to 50
#He allegedly expressed concern about physically doing so many shows

Los Angeles (CNN) -- Attorneys representing Dr. Conrad Murray want the jury to see the video of Michael Jackson announcing his "This Is It" tour in London months before his death from a drug overdose.

In a motion filed Tuesday, attorneys for Murray -- charged with involuntary manslaughter in Jackson's death -- wrote that at the March 5, 2009, press conference, Jackson announced there would only be 10 shows and "that it was the 'final curtain call.' "They said the video is material to the case because it "allows jurors to see Mr. Jackson's mental and physical condition back in March 2009."

The defense team said this will corroborate testimony of Karen Faye, Jackson's make-up artist, who is expected to testify at Murray's upcoming trial that the singer was "furious" when the number of concerts was increased to 50, and that he expressed concern about physically performing for so many shows.

Prosecutors have argued that she should not be permitted to testify, claiming that her knowledge was based on hearsay.

VIDEO is here. Click link to article to view it.
Judge Seidlin: 'Murray is in trouble
Lawyers on both sides of the case are due in court Wednesday to discuss potential jurors.
Opening statements in Murray's trial, which will be televised, are scheduled for September 27. The trial is expected to last about a month.

If convicted of involuntary manslaughter, Murray could face up to four years in prison.

The defense team said this will corroborate testimony of Karen Faye. bangbang smiley_spider

TIAI ~ 2011 / TIAI June 23
« on: June 24, 2011, 01:42:01 AM »
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Quote from: "bec"
He will be back. You just have to have faith. You know he will be, we are just tired of waiting... for everything, but TS will be back.

[fade:wlfh8akr]Thank you TS.[/fade:wlfh8akr][/color]
When I first saw the new redirect it originally went to the thread without a specific post so I was like hmm the whole page? Then I checked again and it is now displaying bec's post. This should bring some relief to those who have been worried.

Michael / Michael Jackson - MICHAEL: The Making of the Album
« on: May 31, 2011, 04:20:03 PM »
Uploaded by michaeljacksonVEVO on Mar 26, 2011

Music video by Michael Jackson performing MICHAEL: The Making of the Album. (C) 2010 Optimum Productions

Conspiracy Theories / The Cult of Scientology/The Truth of it.
« on: January 26, 2011, 02:06:34 PM »
Please take the time to research/read this info.
Please understand the importance of stopping this Cult before it does more harm and ruins more people's lives. Thank you!

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Xenu also Xemu, was, according to the founder of Scientology and science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, the dictator of the "Galactic Confederacy" who, 75 million years ago, brought billions of his people to Earth in a DC-8-like spacecraft, stacked them around volcanoes and killed them using hydrogen bombs. Official Scientology dogma holds that the essences of these many people remained, and that they form around people in modern times, causing them spiritual harm.

These events are known within Scientology as "Incident II", and the traumatic memories associated with them as The Wall of Fire or the R6 implant. The story of Xenu is part of Scientologist teachings about extraterrestrial civilizations and alien interventions in Earthly events, collectively described as space opera by Hubbard. Hubbard detailed the story in Operating Thetan level III (OT III) in 1967, warning that the R6 "implant" (past trauma) was "calculated to kill (by pneumonia etc) [sic] anyone who attempts to solve it".

Within the Church of Scientology, the Xenu story is part of the church's secret "Advanced Technology", considered a sacred and esoteric teaching, and normally only revealed to members who have already contributed large amounts of money. The church avoids mention of Xenu in public statements and has gone to considerable effort to maintain the story's confidentiality, including legal action on the grounds of both copyright and trade secrecy. Members of the Church of Scientology widely deny or try to hide the Xenu story. Despite this, much material on Xenu has leaked to the public via court documents, copies of Hubbard's notes, and the Internet. In commentary on the impact of the Xenu text, academic scholars have discussed and analyzed the writings by Hubbard and their place within Scientology within the contexts of science fiction, UFO religions, gnosticism and creation myth.

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Operation Clambake presents:

What is Scientology?

In the late 1940s, pulp writer L. Ron Hubbard declared:
"Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wants to make a million dollars, the best way would be to start his own religion"

Reader's Digest reprint, May 1980, p.1
Hubbard later created the Church of Scientology...
Based on a text by ex-Scientologist Roland Rashleigh-Berry. Roland wrote: "This is my personal opinion. I grant permission to anyone to reproduce this material. This description has been tailored to people who have never been Scientologists and seek a simple and short explanation as to what it is and why it is surrounded by controversy." 

In a Nutshell
The Church of Scientology is a vicious and dangerous cult that masquerades as a religion. Its purpose is to make money. It practices a variety of mind-control techniques on people lured into its midst to gain control over their money and their lives. Its aim is to take from them every penny that they have and can ever borrow and to also enslave them to further its wicked ends.

It was started in the 1950s by a science fiction writer named L. Ron Hubbard in fulfilment to his declared aim to start a religion to make money. It is an offshoot to a method of psychotherapy he concocted from various sources which he named "Dianetics". Dianetics is a form of regression therapy. It was then further expanded to appear more like a religion in order to enjoy tax benefits. He called it "Scientology".

Scientology is a confused concoction of crackpot, dangerously applied psychotherapy, oversimplified, idiotic and inapplicable rules and ideas and science-fiction drivel that is presented to its members (at the "advanced" levels) as profound spiritual truth.

The Harm it Does to a Person

The results of applying their crackpot psychotherapy (called "auditing") is to weaken the mind. The mind goes from a rational state to an irrational one as the delusional contents of the subconscious mind are brought to the surface and are assumed to be valid. It also makes a person more susceptible to suggestion since it submerges the critical thinking faculties of the mind into a partial subconscious state. It results in a permanent light hypnotic trance and so from thenceforth that person can be more easily controlled. The person will, to a much greater extent, believe and do whatever they are told. And of course this is used to the full in persuading them to hand over further money and dedicating themselves further to the cult.

The results of applying their oversimplified and inapplicable rules in life is to lose the ability to think rationally and logically. A person loses the ability to think for themselves and so they lose the ability to challenge incorrect ideas. This makes them easier to control. It also isolates and alienates the person from society so that they withdraw from normal society and into their "Scientology" society. This further increases their susceptibility to the influence of their group. They end up being afraid of society, believing all society to be controlled by a group of drug companies, psychiatrists and financiers all of whom report to more remote masters. In other words they are in a state of mass paranoia. They therefore avoid reading newspapers and the like since they fear it will disturb their safe Scientology world. It is a downward spiral into madness.

The science fiction content of Scientology is revealed to them after they have reached the state they call "Clear", meaning freed from the aberrations of the mind. However, perhaps "brainwashed" would be a more applicable word to describe the mental state of someone who has survived the near entire delusional contents of their subconscious mind brought to the surface and presented to them as "truth". On the "advanced" levels (called OT levels) above the state of "Clear" they encounter the story of Xenu. Xenu was supposed to have gathered up all the overpopulation in this sector of the galaxy, brought them to Earth and then exterminated them using hydrogen bombs. The souls of these murdered people are then supposed to infest the body of everyone. They are called "body thetans". On the advanced levels of Scientology a person "audits out" these body thetans telepathically by getting them to re-experience their being exterminated by hydrogen bombs. So people on these levels assume all their bad thoughts and faulty memories are due to these body thetans infesting every part of their body and influencing them mentally. Many Scientologists go raving mad at this point if they have not done so already.

The "Ethics" Trap

On the surface the Church of Scientology seems reasonable. The insane content of it is only revealed to a person when the early stuff has done its work and made them more susceptible. After a short while a person "believes" that Scientology is doing them good.

They are then persuaded to help their new-found group further by donating money and/or working for the organisation for almost no money. Many people do exactly that.

"Ethics" is used to good effect to trap a person. A persons natural tendency to do good is worked upon. Yes - they want to be more ethical, but what is ethical? This is where a clever trick is pulled! "Ethics" is redefined by Scientology in such a way that to be ethical is to be a better Scientologist and obey the "church". Young people, not yet made cynical through the machinations of life and politics, are very keen to contribute to the world and to be ethical. So the "ethics" trick works easily into persuading them to join the "church".

Many of them join an elite group called the "Sea Org" where they become brainwashed slaves. There they work a hundred hour week for almost no pay. There they are subject to every cruel whim of their masters. It is a living hell that they endure because of the conditioning they have received and this now perverted sense of ethics that they have accepted. The "Sea Org" is the ultimate in brainwashed slavery. They are expected to work harder and harder to achieve ever higher targets of production. If they fail to meet their targets there are various penalties. One of them is to be put onto a diet of beans and rice and to miss sleep. Another is to be sentenced to a period on the RPF (Rehabilitation Project Force). This is the equivalent to "hard labour". Such is the extent of their brainwashing that they actually write "success stories" when they complete their sentences.

Brainwashing Bites Back

There is no doubt at all that L. Ron Hubbard incorporated brainwashing techniques into Scientology to put people under his control. He even wrote a "brainwashing manual" which is still in existence today. However there was a cruel twist in his scheme. He fell victim of it himself. In creating his devoted slaves, the Sea Org, he created an audience that believed every word he said. Now L. Ron Hubbard had an over-active imagination plus delusions of grandeur. The negative feedback he would obtain by being part of normal society was replaced by the positive feedback from his devoted followers.

Through this his imagination got the better of him and combined with his delusions of grandeur, his thinking became increasingly bizarre which, on acceptance, led on to more bizarre thinking and the idea that he and Scientology had the job of saving the entire universe He wanted to take over the world in order to further Scientology's aims to save the universe and so branches of Scientology were set up to try to influence governments and gain positions where they could influence to world to a high degree. So what started out as a mass confidence trick backed up with brainwashing became a monstrous and insane organisation with fantastic, fanatical ideals. Because of this change, the Church of Scientology survived the death of their founder. It is like a runaway monster machine that tramples on society and peoples lives that is very difficult to stop.

Stop the Monster

The whole machinery called the "Church of Scientology" needs to be jammed somehow so that more people do not get sucked in and the people already in it have a chance to get out. We must not forget the people already in this "church". Although they are the ones perpetrating this crime they are also the victims. They need our help as well. And here we come to the "War on the Internet".

The War on the Internet

The "War on the Internet" is the war between the Church of Scientology and Internet users who copy their documents and post them on the Internet.

The people who are copying their material and webbing it are using the huge accessibility of the world-wide web to get information out to people to warn them of the insanity and danger of this cult. They are doing it for the public good. The hope is that if they can get this information out to the public and make it broadly known then people will be forewarned and will not join the cult. If they can starve the cult of new members in this way then the whole organisation may collapse and then the existing members can be helped to return to society. But of course the people within the cult believe only their own founders interpretation of things so they use every means they can to stop this. Usually the method they use is harassment through lengthy and expensive legal processes. Sometimes it is physical harassment. Sometimes worse!

The people who post and host the copyrighted and confidential works of Scientology are risking themselves to help warn the public about the dangers of Scientology. They have a strong sense of public duty and care for their fellow men. They are breaking copyright laws it is true but they are acting out of conscience and out of high human ideals. As they get broken down by legal or physical harassment more rise to take their place.

I hope this short piece of mine is a befitting and deserving introduction to these people, the "Warriors of the Internet".

In an article to alt.religion.scientology 6. September 1998, You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

There is alot of info on the above website. There are testimonies from former Scientology members who broke free and now are warning others. This is not some random made up conspiracy by nutters; this is real and this needs to stop.

Please help to make this a better world, get informed and help spread the news.


 •Xenu TV
Lots of videoed personal testimonies and events. A must see!
•Geir Isene's Doubt write-up
Geir is the most respected hig level Scientologist in Norway, an OT VIII in very good standing. While he says he's had an enormous amount of spiritual gain from Scientology, he's now stepping forward publicly saying it has been in spite of the malpractice and suppression of free will by the Church of Scientology.
•The Jason Beghe Interview
He is the first celebrity to leave Scientology and publicly discuss his involvement and then disillusionment with the group. He made it to OT V on Scientology's "Bridge to Total Freedom" and discovered the best way to get free was to get up and walk out the door.
•The Marc Headley Interview
Marc Headley is a 15-year veteran of the CoS where he worked closely with leader David Miscavige and actor Tom Cruise. In this radio interview he reveals some of his amazing stories.
•How to believe in Scientology
Ex scientologists are accused of stupidity for being so gullible. Many think they are not gullible at all ordinarily, so how come they fell prey to this cult?
•I Escaped Scientology
John Duignan is recovering after twenty in years in what he calls the militant inner core of the anti-intellectual, coercive, mind bending and maliciously self-serving cult known as Scientology.
•Kyle Brennan
A mothers tragic loss of her son while he visited his Scientology father.
•The death of Lisa McPherson
On December 5, 1995, Lisa McPherson was dead on arrival at a hospital 45 minutes north of Clearwater Florida.
•Jeremy Perkins: A Scientology Family Tragedy
On March 13, 2003, Jeremy Perkins, a 28 year old untreated schizophrenic, stabbed his mother Elli 77 times.
•Ida Camburn's Promise
Read the moving story from a mother of a Scientologist and her 25 year effort to keep her promise.
•Thank you!
"SL" was about to fall for Scientology hook, line and sinker. Then he found Operation Clambake and started thinking. This is his letter of thanks.
•Tory's Story
30 years on the front lines for Scientology, now out and here is her story!.
•Kathryn's Story
A personal story on how CoS can mess you up.
•The Cheryl S Story
This is a true story from inside the cult from 1977 to 1991.
•The Tech Runs its Course
A commentary on the Lisa McPherson case.
•Dear Amanda...
Amanda is a bright, engaging girl of 15. She, her older brother, and her mother are members of CoS. This web page is a cry from her dad.
•Comments from Scientologists
Scientologists have frequently been offered to add their comments to this site so that everyone can have easy access to both sides. Sadly, few Scientologists are able to send me anything but undocumented allegations that this site distorts the truth


Charities / Innocence Project/Help End Wrongful Convictions
« on: January 19, 2011, 01:30:43 PM »
The Innocence Project uses DNA evidence to help exonerate wrongfully convicted people. In this interview, co-founder Barry Scheck talks about his work and reforms needed in the justice system to help prevent wrongful convictions.
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Mission Statement

The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing. To date, 265 people in the United States have been exonerated by DNA testing, including 17 who served time on death row. These people served an average of 13 years in prison before exoneration and release.

The Innocence Project’s full-time staff attorneys and Cardozo clinic students provide direct representation or critical assistance in most of these cases. The Innocence Project’s groundbreaking use of DNA technology to free innocent people has provided irrefutable proof that wrongful convictions are not isolated or rare events but instead arise from systemic defects. Now an independent nonprofit organization closely affiliated with Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, the Innocence Project’s mission is nothing less than to free the staggering numbers of innocent people who remain incarcerated and to bring substantive reform to the system responsible for their unjust imprisonment.

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When Kenny Waters was convicted of a murder he didn't commit, his sister Betty Anne Waters promised to help overturn his conviction and set him free. She put herself through college and law school and worked with the Innocence Project to obtain the DNA tests that finally proved Kenny's innocence. Their story is the subject of the film "Conviction." Learn more about the movie and the work of the Innocence Project at You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login


Charities / An Innocent Man Facing Execution in Georgia
« on: January 16, 2011, 08:26:35 PM »
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An Innocent Man Facing Execution in Georgia
Troy Anthony Davis hearing: Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Innocence claim rejected
Troy Davis loses challenge
August 24, 2010 -- News Coverage Here
Troy Davis and the appeal puzzle:  ScotusBlog Oct 22, 2010


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Troy Anthony Davis (born October 9, 1968) was convicted for the August 19, 1989, murder of Savannah, Georgia, police officer Mark MacPhail. In 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered that an evidentiary hearing be conducted to examine alleged recantations by trial witnesses and determine if clear and convincing evidence existed to prove Davis' innocence. On August 24, 2010, the conviction was upheld, with the court declaring, "Davis is not innocent."

Davis has been on death row in the U.S. state of Georgia since 1991. Throughout the original trial and subsequent appeals, Davis maintained his innocence, claiming he was wrongfully convicted of the crime as a result of false identification. Between the trial and first set of appeals, seven of the nine prosecution eyewitnesses who had linked Davis to the killing have unofficially recanted or contradicted part of their original trial testimony, claiming police coercion and questionable interrogation tactics, but none have made a formal recantation as required by law. The witness who first implicated Davis and has remained consistent, Sylvester "Redd" Coles, was initially a suspect in the crime. Coles was seen acting suspiciously the night of MacPhail's murder. One person has claimed that Coles boasted at a party that he killed an off-duty police officer. One witness did not recant his testimony and is not himself a suspect in the murder; he made an in-court identification of Davis at the original trial.

In October 2008, Davis filed a second Habeas petition in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on the grounds that it was the first time Davis was presenting a free-standing innocence claim and that no court has yet held an evidentiary hearing on the exculpatory evidence of recanted testimony. On 16 April 2009, the three-judge panel denied Davis' petition on procedural grounds by a 2–1 majority. On 17 August 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court, over the dissenting votes of two justices, ordered a federal district court in Georgia to consider and rule on whether new evidence "that could not have been obtained at the time of trial clearly establishes [Davis'] innocence."

Davis was given an opportunity to present new evidence at a hearing in federal court in Savannah in June 2010, but he put on only a paucity of testimony. He did not take the stand in his defense, and not call Sylvester Coles as a witness. He also did not call some of the other witnesses who had given affidavits on his behalf, even though some of them were present in the courthouse. Savannah journalist Patrick Rodgers characterized the spartan hearing as a defeat for Davis, commenting, "Although the defense team had been arguing for a hearing like this since they took over the case, if the atmosphere ... was any implication, they seemed to be wishing they could have a second chance."

Amnesty International, a human rights organization, has taken up Davis' cause, although Amnesty International is officially neutral as to whether Davis is guilty or innocent. The advocacy group strongly condemned U.S. courts that refused to formally examine Davis' claimed exculpatory evidence, and has organized rallies and letter-writing campaigns to persuade the Georgia and Federal courts to grant Davis a new trial or an evidentiary hearing. Many prominent politicians and leaders, including former Georgia Governor and President Jimmy Carter, Al Sharpton, Pope Benedict XVI, Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Presidential candidate Bob Barr, and former FBI Director and judge William S. Sessions have called upon the courts to grant Davis a new trial or evidentiary hearing.
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Troy Davis - Case Background
Most recent update:
On August 17, the US Supreme Court issued an order mandating a new evidentiary hearing for Troy Davis. With its ruling, the nation's highest court decided that Davis should have another chance to prove his innocence before the state of Georgia puts him to death.

Restrictions on Federal appeals have prevented Troy Anthony Davis from having a hearing in federal court on the reliability of the witness testimony used against him, despite the fact that most of the witnesses have since recanted, many alleging they were pressured or coerced by police. Troy Davis remains on Georgia death row, and may be scheduled for execution in the near future.

Troy Davis was sentenced to death for the murder of Police Officer Mark Allen MacPhail at a Burger King in Savannah, Georgia; a murder he maintains he did not commit. There was no physical evidence against him and the weapon used in the crime was never found. The case against him consisted entirely of witness testimony which contained inconsistencies even at the time of the trial. Since then, all but two of the state's non-police witnesses from the trial have recanted or contradicted their testimony. Many of these witnesses have stated in sworn affidavits that they were pressured or coerced by police into testifying or signing statements against Troy Davis.

One of the two witnesses who has not recanted his testimony is Sylvester "Red" Coles – the principle alternative suspect, according to the defense, against whom there is new evidence implicating him as the gunman. Nine individuals have signed affidavits implicating Sylvester Coles.
First execution date
On June 25, 2007, Davis's first Certiorari petition to the US Supreme Court was denied, and his execution was then set for July 17, 2007.

There has been an eery similarity in this hoax hinting towards many past events. Now that Murray is moving forward to a trial on involuntary manslaughter more and more similarities are coming out. I am sure alot of you have noticed the parallels of Murray's case and Michael's case from 2005. Both are well educated black men. Both of them have had troubles in their lives concerning money issues, women troubles, both tried in the media and public opinion before ever going to court.

I have been watching In Session on truTV and the media trial has already begun.

Both of them went to trial based on fabricated evidence. That is the part that bothers me the most.

I understand this is necessary for Murray to go to trial to teach a valuable lesson. I understand that in a pre-lim trial the burden of proof is less than an actual trial but still it bothers me that Murray is going to trial based on made up shit. This case is so ridiculas with the contradictions, the failed testing of evidence, and the failed
investigation into his death. These so called professionals failed on every level.

They left crucial evidence in the house. They did not do their job and I find them incompetent and they failed to provide the standard of discovery & investigation.
Yes I realize that the evidence is fake and it could also be said that the people involved are aware of the hoax but, my opinion is valid either way.

They FAILED.  8-)

That lets me know that the justice system is still very flawed. Michael was found not guilty because a jury of smart thinking people saw through the lies. They were able to keep their opinions out of the deliberations and they were able to come to a conclusion beyond a reasonable doubt that Michael was/is innocent.
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I pray that Murray will be given the same fair treatment as this case moves forward. You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

While the events have been progressing and on tuesday 1/11/2011 the judge said there was enough evidence to proceed to trial I have researched the past events to get a better understanding of what happened to Michael. These are my findings and some websites I feel are worthy of looking at.

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Michael and his family listen as lawyer Tom Mesereau read out a statement from Michael in regards to the 1993 allegations against him
Regarding the 1993 allegations and payout

He admitted earlier this month that "years ago" he had paid "certain people" who "wanted to exploit my concern for children".

In a 1993 case, Mr Jackson agreed to pay a boy he was accused of molesting a reported $20m (£11m). Police also learned of a separate case in 1990.

Mr Mesereau said on Friday Mr Jackson had been pressured to make payments by his advisers and by a music industry that "did not want negative publicity from these lawsuits interfering with their profits", when confronted with past allegations.

He said: "Many years ago, he did pay money rather than litigate two false allegations that he had harmed children.

"Mr Jackson now regrets making these payments. ... Mr Jackson always denied doing anything wrong.

"Mr Jackson had hoped to buy peace in the process. ... he should have fought these actions to the bitter end and vindicated himself."
BBC News
Sept. 18th, 2004
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I am disgusted at some of the info I have read. I am disgusted that humans are that greedy and will do anything for money. I suppose that is funny coming from me given my background but, believe it or not I have boundaries. What these people accused Michael of is horrific. I have come to understand more of what happened to Michael and I am truly saddened and angered by the trials this man faced.

This is not a joke anymore or a laughing matter. This is about to get very serious and major shit is about to hit the fan. This is all my opinion of course but some writings on the wall can't be ignored.

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From: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login - The Very Latest Michael Jackson News

Was Michael Jackson Framed?
The Untold Story
Mary A. Fisher
GQ, October 1994

The untold story of the events that brought down a superstar. Before
O.J. Simpson, there was Michael Jackson -- another beloved black
celebrity seemingly brought down by allegations of scandal in his
personal life. Those allegations -- that Jackson had molested a
13-year-old boy -- instigated a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, two
grand-jury investigations and a shameless media circus. Jackson, in
turn, filed charges of extortion against some of his accusers.
Ultimately, the suit was settled out of court for a sum that has been
estimated at $20 million; no criminal charges were brought against
Jackson by the police or the grand juries. This past August, Jackson
was in the news again, when Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis's daughter,
announced that she and the singer had married.

As the dust settles on one of the nation's worst episodes of media
excess, one thing is clear: The American public has never heard a
defense of Michael Jackson. Until now.

It is, of course, impossible to prove a negative -- that is, prove
that something didn't happen. But it is possible to take an in-depth
look at the people who made the allegations against Jackson and thus
gain insight into their character and motives. What emerges from such
an examination, based on court documents, business records and scores
of interviews, is a persuasive argument that Jackson molested no one
and that he himself may have been the victim of a well-conceived plan
to extract money from him.

More than that, the story that arises from this previously unexplored
territory is radically different from the tale that has been promoted
by tabloid and even mainstream journalists. It is a story of greed,
ambition, misconceptions on the part of police and prosecutors, a lazy
and sensation-seeking media and the use of a powerful, hypnotic drug.
It may also be a story about how a case was simply invented.

Neither Michael Jackson nor his current defense attorneys agreed to be
interviewed for this article. Had they decided to fight the civil
charges and go to trial, what follows might have served as the core of
Jackson's defense -- as well as the basis to further the extortion
charges against his own accusers, which could well have exonerated the

Jackson's troubles began when his van broke down on Wilshire Boulevard
in Los Angeles in May 1992. Stranded in the middle of the heavily
trafficked street, Jackson was spotted by the wife of Mel Green, an
employee at Rent-a-Wreck, an offbeat car-rental agency a mile away.
Green went to the rescue. When Dave Schwartz, the owner of the
car-rental company, heard Green was bringing Jackson to the lot, he
called his wife, June, and told her to come over with their 6-year-old
daughter and her son from her previous marriage. The boy, then 12, was
a big Jackson fan. Upon arriving, June Chandler Schwartz told Jackson
about the time her son had sent him a drawing after the singer's hair
caught on fire during the filming of a Pepsi commercial. Then she gave
Jackson their home number.

"It was almost like she was forcing [the boy] on him," Green recalls.
"I think Michael thought he owed the boy something, and that's when it
all started."

Certain facts about the relationship are not in dispute. Jackson began
calling the boy, and a friendship developed. After Jackson returned
from a promotional tour, three months later, June Chandler Schwartz
and her son and daughter became regular guests at Neverland, Jackson's
ranch in Santa Barbara County. During the following year, Jackson
showered the boy and his family with attention and gifts, including
video games, watches, an after-hours shopping spree at Toys "R" Us and
trips around the world -- from Las Vegas and Disney World to Monaco
and Paris.

By March 1993, Jackson and the boy were together frequently and the
sleepovers began. June Chandler Schwartz had also become close to
Jackson "and liked him enormously," one friend says. "He was the
kindest man she had ever met."

Jackson's personal eccentricities -- from his attempts to remake his
face through plastic surgery to his preference for the company of
children -- have been widely reported. And while it may be unusual for
a 35-year-old man to have sleepovers with a 13-year-old child, the
boy's mother and others close to Jackson never thought it odd.
Jackson's behavior is better understood once it's put in the context
of his own childhood.

"Contrary to what you might think, Michael's life hasn't been a walk
in the park," one of his attorneys says. Jackson's childhood
essentially stopped -- and his unorthodox life began -- when he was 5
years old and living in Gary, Indiana. Michael spent his youth in
rehearsal studios, on stages performing before millions of strangers
and sleeping in an endless string of hotel rooms. Except for his eight
brothers and sisters, Jackson was surrounded by adults who pushed him
relentlessly, particularly his father, Joe Jackson -- a strict,
unaffectionate man who reportedly beat his children.

Jackson's early experiences translated into a kind of arrested
development, many say, and he became a child in a man's body. "He
never had a childhood," says Bert Fields, a former attorney of
Jackson's. "He is having one now. His buddies are 12-year-old kids.
They have pillow fights and food fights." Jackson's interest in
children also translated into humanitarian efforts. Over the years, he
has given millions to causes benefiting children, including his own
Heal The World Foundation.

But there is another context -- the one having to do with the times in
which we live -- in which most observers would evaluate Jackson's
behavior. "Given the current confusion and hysteria over child sexual
abuse," says Dr. Phillip Resnick, a noted Cleveland psychiatrist, "any
physical or nurturing contact with a child may be seen as suspicious,
and the adult could well be accused of sexual misconduct."

Jackson's involvement with the boy was welcomed, at first, by all the
adults in the youth's life -- his mother, his stepfather and even his
biological father, Evan Chandler (who also declined to be interviewed
for this article). Born Evan Robert Charmatz in the Bronx in 1944,
Chandler had reluctantly followed in the footsteps of his father and
brothers and become a dentist. "He hated being a dentist," a family
friend says. "He always wanted to be a writer." After moving in 1973
to West Palm Beach to practice dentistry, he changed his last name,
believing Charmatz was "too Jewish-sounding," says a former colleague.
Hoping somehow to become a screenwriter, Chandler moved to Los Angeles
in the late Seventies with his wife, June Wong, an attractive Eurasian
who had worked briefly as a model.

Chandler's dental career had its precarious moments. In December 1978,
while working at the Crenshaw Family Dental Center, a clinic in a
low-income area of L.A., Chandler did restoration work on sixteen of a
patient's teeth during a single visit. An examination of the work, the
Board of Dental Examiners concluded, revealed "gross ignorance and/or
inefficiency" in his profession. The board revoked his license;
however, the revocation was stayed, and the board instead suspended
him for ninety days and placed him on probation for two and a half
years. Devastated, Chandler left town for New York. He wrote a film
script but couldn't sell it.

Months later, Chandler returned to L.A. with his wife and held a
series of dentistry jobs. By 1980, when their son was born, the
couple's marriage was in trouble. "One of the reasons June left Evan
was because of his temper," a family friend says. They divorced in
1985. The court awarded sole custody of the boy to his mother and
ordered Chandler to pay $500 a month in child support, but a review of
documents reveals that in 1993, when the Jackson scandal broke,
Chandler owed his ex-wife $68,000 -- a debt she ultimately forgave.

A year before Jackson came into his son's life, Chandler had a second
serious professional problem. One of his patients, a model, sued him
for dental negligence after he did restoration work on some of her
teeth. Chandler claimed that the woman had signed a consent form in
which she'd acknowledged the risks involved. But when Edwin Zinman,
her attorney, asked to see the original records, Chandler said they
had been stolen from the trunk of his Jaguar. He provided a duplicate
set. Zinman, suspicious, was unable to verify the authenticity of the
records. "What an extraordinary coincidence that they were stolen,"
Zinman says now. "That's like saying 'The dog ate my homework.' " The
suit was eventually settled out of court for an undisclosed sum.

Despite such setbacks, Chandler by then had a successful practice in
Beverly Hills. And he got his first break in Hollywood in 1992, when
he cowrote the Mel Brooks film Robin Hood: Men in Tights. Until
Michael Jackson entered his son's life, Chandler hadn't shown all that
much interest in the boy. "He kept promising to buy him a computer so
they could work on scripts together, but he never did," says Michael
Freeman, formerly an attorney for June Chandler Schwartz. Chandler's
dental practice kept him busy, and he had started a new family by
then, with two small children by his second wife, a corporate

At first, Chandler welcomed and encouraged his son's relationship with
Michael Jackson, bragging about it to friends and associates. When
Jackson and the boy stayed with Chandler during May 1993, Chandler
urged the entertainer to spend more time with his son at his house.
According to sources, Chandler even suggested that Jackson build an
addition onto the house so the singer could stay there. After calling
the zoning department and discovering it couldn't be done, Chandler
made another suggestion -- that Jackson just build him a new home.

That same month, the boy, his mother and Jackson flew to Monaco for
the World Music Awards. "Evan began to get jealous of the involvement
and felt left out," Freeman says. Upon their return, Jackson and the
boy again stayed with Chandler, which pleased him -- a five-day visit,
during which they slept in a room with the youth's half brother.
Though Chandler has admitted that Jackson and the boy always had their
clothes on whenever he saw them in bed together, he claimed that it
was during this time that his suspicions of sexual misconduct were
triggered. At no time has Chandler claimed to have witnessed any
sexual misconduct on Jackson's part.

Chandler became increasingly volatile, making threats that alienated
Jackson, Dave Schwartz and June Chandler Schwartz. In early July 1993,
Dave Schwartz, who had been friendly with Chandler, secretly
tape-recorded a lengthy telephone conversation he had with him. During
the conversation, Chandler talked of his concern for his son and his
anger at Jackson and at his ex-wife, whom he described as "cold and
heartless." When Chandler tried to "get her attention" to discuss his
suspicions about Jackson, he says on the tape, she told him "Go fuck

"I had a good communication with Michael," Chandler told Schwartz. "We
were friends. I liked him and I respected him and everything else for
what he is. There was no reason why he had to stop calling me. I sat
in the room one day and talked to Michael and told him exactly what I
want out of this whole relationship. What I want."

Admitting to Schwartz that he had "been rehearsed" about what to say
and what not to say, Chandler never mentioned money during their
conversation. When Schwartz asked what Jackson had done that made
Chandler so upset, Chandler alleged only that "he broke up the family.
[The boy] has been seduced by this guy's power and money." Both men
repeatedly berated themselves as poor fathers to the boy.

Elsewhere on the tape, Chandler indicated he was prepared to move
against Jackson: "It's already set," Chandler told Schwartz. "There
are other people involved that are waiting for my phone call that are
in certain positions. I've paid them to do it. Everything's going
according to a certain plan that isn't just mine. Once I make that
phone call, this guy [his attorney, Barry K. Rothman, presumably] is
going to destroy everybody in sight in any devious, nasty, cruel way
that he can do it. And I've given him full authority to do that."

Chandler then predicted what would, in fact, transpire six weeks
later: "And if I go through with this, I win big-time. There's no way
I lose. I've checked that inside out. I will get everything I want,
and they will be destroyed forever. June will lose [custody of the
son]...and Michael's career will be over."

"Does that help [the boy]?" Schwartz asked.

"That's irrelevant to me," Chandler replied. "It's going to be bigger
than all of us put together. The whole thing is going to crash down on
everybody and destroy everybody in sight. It will be a massacre if I
don't get what I want."

Instead of going to the police, seemingly the most appropriate action
in a situation involving suspected child molestation, Chandler had
turned to a lawyer. And not just any lawyer. He'd turned to Barry

"This attorney I found, I picked the nastiest son of a bitch I could
find," Chandler said in the recorded conversation with Schwartz. "All
he wants to do is get this out in the public as fast as he can, as big
as he can, and humiliate as many people as he can. He's nasty, he's
mean, he's very smart, and he's hungry for the publicity." (Through
his attorney, Wylie Aitken, Rothman declined to be interviewed for
this article. Aitken agreed to answer general questions limited to the
Jackson case, and then only about aspects that did not involve
Chandler or the boy.)

To know Rothman, says a former colleague who worked with him during
the Jackson case, and who kept a diary of what Rothman and Chandler
said and did in Rothman's office, is to believe that Barry could have
"devised this whole plan, period. This [making allegations against
Michael Jackson] is within the boundary of his character, to do
something like this." Information supplied by Rothman's former
clients, associates and employees reveals a pattern of manipulation
and deceit.

Rothman has a general-law practice in Century City. At one time, he
negotiated music and concert deals for Little Richard, the Rolling
Stones, the Who, ELO and Ozzy Osbourne. Gold and platinum records
commemorating those days still hang on the walls of his office. With
his grayish-white beard and perpetual tan -- which he maintains in a
tanning bed at his house -- Rothman reminds a former client of "a
leprechaun." To a former employee, Rothman is "a demon" with "a
terrible temper." His most cherished possession, acquaintances say, is
his 1977 Rolls-Royce Corniche, which carries the license plate "BKR

Over the years, Rothman has made so many enemies that his ex-wife once
expressed, to her attorney, surprise that someone "hadn't done him
in." He has a reputation for stiffing people. "He appears to be a
professional deadbeat... He pays almost no one," investigator Ed
Marcus concluded (in a report filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, as
part of a lawsuit against Rothman), after reviewing the attorney's
credit profile, which listed more than thirty creditors and judgment
holders who were chasing him. In addition, more than twenty civil
lawsuits involving Rothman have been filed in Superior Court, several
complaints have been made to the Labor Commission and disciplinary
actions for three incidents have been taken against him by the state
bar of California. In 1992, he was suspended for a year, though that
suspension was stayed and he was instead placed on probation for the

In 1987, Rothman was $16,800 behind in alimony and child-support
payments. Through her attorney, his ex-wife, Joanne Ward, threatened
to attach Rothman's assets, but he agreed to make good on the debt. A
year later, after Rothman still hadn't made the payments, Ward's
attorney tried to put a lien on Rothman's expensive Sherman Oaks home.
To their surprise, Rothman said he no longer owned the house; three
years earlier, he'd deeded the property to Tinoa Operations, Inc., a
Panamanian shell corporation. According to Ward's lawyer, Rothman
claimed that he'd had $200,000 of Tinoa's money, in cash, at his house
one night when he was robbed at gunpoint. The only way he could make
good on the loss was to deed his home to Tinoa, he told them. Ward and
her attorney suspected the whole scenario was a ruse, but they could
never prove it. It was only after sheriff's deputies had towed away
Rothman's Rolls Royce that he began paying what he owed.

Documents filed with Los Angeles Superior Court seem to confirm the
suspicions of Ward and her attorney. These show that Rothman created
an elaborate network of foreign bank accounts and shell companies,
seemingly to conceal some of his assets -- in particular, his home and
much of the $531,000 proceeds from its eventual sale, in 1989. The
companies, including Tinoa, can be traced to Rothman. He bought a
Panamanian shelf company (an existing but nonoperating firm) and
arranged matters so that though his name would not appear on the list
of its officers, he would have unconditional power of attorney, in
effect leaving him in control of moving money in and out.

Meanwhile, Rothman's employees didn't fare much better than his
ex-wife. Former employees say they sometimes had to beg for their
paychecks. And sometimes the checks that they did get would bounce. He
couldn't keep legal secretaries. "He'd demean and humiliate them,"
says one. Temporary workers fared the worst. "He would work them for
two weeks," adds the legal secretary, "then run them off by yelling at
them and saying they were stupid. Then he'd tell the agency he was
dissatisfied with the temp and wouldn't pay." Some agencies finally
got wise and made Rothman pay cash up front before they'd do business
with him.

The state bar's 1992 disciplining of Rothman grew out of a
conflict-of-interest matter. A year earlier, Rothman had been kicked
off a case by a client, Muriel Metcalf, whom he'd been representing in
child-support and custody proceedings; Metcalf later accused him of
padding her bill. Four months after Metcalf fired him, Rothman,
without notifying her, began representing the company of her estranged
companion, Bob Brutzman.

The case is revealing for another reason: It shows that Rothman had
some experience dealing with child-molestation allegations before the
Jackson scandal. Metcalf, while Rothman was still representing her,
had accused Brutzman of molesting their child (which Brutzman denied).
Rothman's knowledge of Metcalf's charges didn't prevent him from going
to work for Brutzman's company -- a move for which he was disciplined.

By 1992, Rothman was running from numerous creditors. Folb Management,
a corporate real-estate agency, was one. Rothman owed the company
$53,000 in back rent and interest for an office on Sunset Boulevard.
Folb sued. Rothman then countersued, claiming that the building's
security was so inadequate that burglars were able to steal more than
$6,900 worth of equipment from his office one night. In the course of
the proceedings, Folb's lawyer told the court, "Mr. Rothman is not the
kind of person whose word can be taken at face value."

In November 1992, Rothman had his law firm file for bankruptcy,
listing thirteen creditors -- including Folb Management -- with debts
totaling $880,000 and no acknowledged assets. After reviewing the
bankruptcy papers, an ex-client whom Rothman was suing for $400,000 in
legal fees noticed that Rothman had failed to list a $133,000 asset.
The former client threatened to expose Rothman for "defrauding his
creditors" -- a felony -- if he didn't drop the lawsuit. Cornered,
Rothman had the suit dismissed in a matter of hours.

Six months before filing for bankruptcy, Rothman had transferred title
on his Rolls-Royce to Majo, a fictitious company he controlled. Three
years earlier, Rothman had claimed a different corporate owner for the
car -- Longridge Estates, a subsidiary of Tinoa Operations, the
company that held the deed to his home. On corporation papers filed by
Rothman, the addresses listed for Longridge and Tinoa were the same,
1554 Cahuenga Boulevard -- which, as it turns out, is that of a
Chinese restaurant in Hollywood.

It was with this man, in June 1993, that Evan Chandler began carrying
out the "certain plan" to which he referred in his taped conversation
with Dave Schwartz. At a graduation that month, Chandler confronted
his ex-wife with his suspicions. "She thought the whole thing was
baloney," says her ex-attorney, Michael Freeman. She told Chandler
that she planned to take their son out of school in the fall so they
could accompany Jackson on his "Dangerous" world tour. Chandler became
irate and, say several sources, threatened to go public with the
evidence he claimed he had on Jackson. "What parent in his right mind
would want to drag his child into the public spotlight?" asks Freeman.
"If something like this actually occurred, you'd want to protect your

Jackson asked his then-lawyer, Bert Fields, to intervene. One of the
most prominent attorneys in the entertainment industry, Fields has
been representing Jackson since 1990 and had negotiated for him, with
Sony, the biggest music deal ever -- with possible earnings of $700
million. Fields brought in investigator Anthony Pellicano to help sort
things out. Pellicano does things Sicilian-style, being fiercely loyal
to those he likes but a ruthless hardball player when it comes to his

On July 9, 1993, Dave Schwartz and June Chandler Schwartz played the
taped conversation for Pellicano. "After listening to the tape for ten
minutes, I knew it was about extortion," says Pellicano. That same
day, he drove to Jackson's Century City condominium, where Chandler's
son and the boy's half-sister were visiting. Without Jackson there,
Pellicano "made eye contact" with the boy and asked him, he says,
"very pointed questions": "Has Michael ever touched you? Have you ever
seen him naked in bed?" The answer to all the questions was no. The
boy repeatedly denied that anything bad had happened. On July 11,
after Jackson had declined to meet with Chandler, the boy's father and
Rothman went ahead with another part of the plan -- they needed to get
custody of the boy. Chandler asked his ex-wife to let the youth stay
with him for a "one-week visitation period." As Bert Fields later said
in an affidavit to the court, June Chandler Schwartz allowed the boy
to go based on Rothman's assurance to Fields that her son would come
back to her after the specified time, never guessing that Rothman's
word would be worthless and that Chandler would not return their son.

Wylie Aitken, Rothman's attorney, claims that "at the time [Rothman]
gave his word, it was his intention to have the boy returned."
However, once "he learned that the boy would be whisked out of the
country [to go on tour with Jackson], I don't think Mr. Rothman had
any other choice." But the chronology clearly indicates that Chandler
had learned in June, at the graduation, that the boy's mother planned
to take her son on the tour. The taped telephone conversation made in
early July, before Chandler took custody of his son, also seems to
verify that Chandler and Rothman had no intention of abiding by the
visitation agreement. "They [the boy and his mother] don't know it
yet," Chandler told Schwartz, "but they aren't going anywhere."

On July 12, one day after Chandler took control of his son, he had his
ex-wife sign a document prepared by Rothman that prevented her from
taking the youth out of Los Angeles County. This meant the boy would
be unable to accompany Jackson on the tour. His mother told the court
she signed the document under duress. Chandler, she said in an
affidavit, had threatened that "I would not have [the boy] returned to
me." A bitter custody battle ensued, making even murkier any charges
Chandler made about wrong-doing on Jackson's part. (As of this August
[1994], the boy was still living with Chandler.) It was during the
first few weeks after Chandler took control of his son -- who was now
isolated from his friends, mother and stepfather -- that the boy's
allegations began to take shape.

At the same time, Rothman, seeking an expert's opinion to help
establish the allegations against Jackson, called Dr. Mathis Abrams, a
Beverly Hills psychiatrist. Over the telephone, Rothman presented
Abrams with a hypothetical situation. In reply and without having met
either Chandler or his son, Abrams on July 15 sent Rothman a two-page
letter in which he stated that "reasonable suspicion would exist that
sexual abuse may have occurred." Importantly, he also stated that if
this were a real and not a hypothetical case, he would be required by
law to report the matter to the Los Angeles County Department of
Children's Services (DCS).

According to a July 27 entry in the diary kept by Rothman's former
colleague, it's clear that Rothman was guiding Chandler in the plan.
"Rothman wrote letter to Chandler advising him how to report child
abuse without liability to parent," the entry reads.

At this point, there still had been made no demands or formal
accusations, only veiled assertions that had become intertwined with a
fierce custody battle. On August 4, 1993, however, things became very
clear. Chandler and his son met with Jackson and Pellicano in a suite
at the Westwood Marquis Hotel. On seeing Jackson, says Pellicano,
Chandler gave the singer an affectionate hug (a gesture, some say,
that would seem to belie the dentist's suspicions that Jackson had
molested his son), then reached into his pocket, pulled out Abrams's
letter and began reading passages from it. When Chandler got to the
parts about child molestation, the boy, says Pellicano, put his head
down and then looked up at Jackson with a surprised expression, as if
to say "I didn't say that." As the meeting broke up, Chandler pointed
his finger at Jackson, says Pellicano, and warned "I'm going to ruin

At a meeting with Pellicano in Rothman's office later that evening,
Chandler and Rothman made their demand - $20 million.

On August 13, there was another meeting in Rothman's office. Pellicano
came back with a counteroffer -- a $350,000 screenwriting deal.
Pellicano says he made the offer as a way to resolve the custody
dispute and give Chandler an opportunity to spend more time with his
son by working on a screenplay together. Chandler rejected the offer.
Rothman made a counterdemand -- a deal for three screenplays or
nothing -- which was spurned. In the diary of Rothman's ex-colleague,
an August 24 entry reveals Chandler's disappointment: "I almost had a
$20 million deal," he was overhear telling Rothman.

Before Chandler took control of his son, the only one making
allegations against Jackson was Chandler himself -- the boy had never
accused the singer of any wrongdoing. That changed one day in
Chandler's Beverly Hills dental office.

In the presence of Chandler and Mark Torbiner, a dental
anesthesiologist, the boy was administered the controversial drug
sodium Amytal -- which some mistakenly believe is a truth serum. And
it was after this session that the boy first made his charges against
Jackson. A newsman at KCBS-TV, in L.A., reported on May 3 of this year
that Chandler had used the drug on his son, but the dentist claimed he
did so only to pull his son's tooth and that while under the drug's
influence, the boy came out with allegations. Asked for this article
about his use of the drug on the boy, Torbiner replied: "If I used it,
it was for dental purposes."

Given the facts about sodium Amytal and a recent landmark case that
involved the drug, the boy's allegations, say several medical experts,
must be viewed as unreliable, if not highly questionable.

"It's a psychiatric medication that cannot be relied on to produce
fact," says Dr. Resnick, the Cleveland psychiatrist. "People are very
suggestible under it. People will say things under sodium Amytal that
are blatantly untrue." Sodium Amytal is a barbiturate, an invasive
drug that puts people in a hypnotic state when it's injected
intravenously. Primarily administered for the treatment of amnesia, it
first came into use during World War II, on soldiers traumatized --
some into catatonic states -- by the horrors of war. Scientific
studies done in 1952 debunked the drug as a truth serum and instead
demonstrated its risks: False memories can be easily implanted in
those under its influence. "It is quite possible to implant an idea
through the mere asking of a question," says Resnick. But its effects
are apparently even more insidious: "The idea can become their memory,
and studies have shown that even when you tell them the truth, they
will swear on a stack of Bibles that it happened," says Resnick.

Recently, the reliability of the drug became an issue in a
high-profile trial in Napa County, California. After undergoing
numerous therapy sessions, at least one of which included the use of
sodium Amytal, 20-year-old Holly Ramona accused her father of
molesting her as a child. Gary Ramona vehemently denied the charge and
sued his daughter's therapist and the psychiatrist who had
administered the drug. This past May, jurors sided with Gary Ramona,
believing that the therapist and the psychiatrist may have reinforced
memories that were false. Gary Ramona's was the first successful legal
challenge to the so-called "repressed memory phenomenon" that has
produced thousands of sexual-abuse allegations over the past decade.

As for Chandler's story about using the drug to sedate his son during
a tooth extraction, that too seems dubious, in light of the drug's
customary use. "It's absolutely a psychiatric drug," says Dr. Kenneth
Gottlieb, a San Francisco psychiatrist who has administered sodium
Amytal to amnesia patients. Dr. John Yagiela, the coordinator of the
anesthesia and pain control department of UCLA's school of dentistry,
adds, "It's unusual for it to be used [for pulling a tooth]. It makes
no sense when better, safer alternatives are available. It would not
be my choice."

Because of sodium Amytal's potential side effects, some doctors will
administer it only in a hospital. "I would never want to use a drug
that tampers with a person's unconscious unless there was no other
drug available," says Gottlieb. "And I would not use it without
resuscitating equipment, in case of allergic reaction, and only with
an M.D. anesthesiologist present."

Chandler, it seems, did not follow these guidelines. He had the
procedure performed on his son in his office, and he relied on the
dental anesthesiologist Mark Torbiner for expertise. (It was Torbiner
who'd introduced Chandler and Rothman in 1991, when Rothman needed
dental work.)

The nature of Torbiner's practice appears to have made it highly
successful. "He boasts that he has $100 a month overhead and $40,000 a
month income," says Nylla Jones, a former patient of his. Torbiner
doesn't have an office for seeing patients; rather, he travels to
various dental offices around the city, where he administers
anesthesia during procedures.

This magazine has learned that the U.S. Drug Enforcement
Administration is probing another aspect of Torbiner's business
practices: He makes housecalls to administer drugs -- mostly morphine
and Demerol -- not only postoperatively to his dental patients but
also, it seems, to those suffering pain whose source has nothing to do
with dental work. He arrives at the homes of his clients -- some of
them celebrities -- carrying a kind of fishing-tackle box that
contains drugs and syringes. At one time, the license plate on his
Jaguar read "SLPYDOC." According to Jones, Torbiner charges $350 for a
basic ten-to-twenty-minute visit. In what Jones describes as standard
practice, when it's unclear how long Torbiner will need to stay, the
client, anticipating the stupor that will soon set in, leaves a blank
check for Torbiner to fill in with the appropriate amount.

Torbiner wasn't always successful. In 1989, he got caught in a lie and
was asked to resign from UCLA, where he was an assistant professor at
the school of dentistry. Torbiner had asked to take a half-day off so
he could observe a religious holiday but was later found to have
worked at a dental office instead.

A check of Torbiner's credentials with the Board of Dental Examiners
indicates that he is restricted by law to administering drugs solely
for dental-related procedures. But there is clear evidence that he has
not abided by those restrictions. In fact, on at least eight
occasions, Torbiner has given a general anesthetic to Barry Rothman,
during hair-transplant procedures. Though normally a local anesthetic
would be injected into the scalp, "Barry is so afraid of the pain,"
says Dr. James De Yarman, the San Diego physician who performed
Rothman's transplants, "that [he] wanted to be put out completely." De
Yarman said he was "amazed" to learn that Torbiner is a dentist,
having assumed all along that he was an M.D.

In another instance, Torbiner came to the home of Nylla Jones, she
says, and injected her with Demerol to help dull the pain that
followed her appendectomy.

On August 16, three days after Chandler and Rothman rejected the
$350,000 script deal, the situation came to a head. On behalf of June
Chandler Schwartz, Michael Freeman notified Rothman that he would be
filing papers early the next morning that would force Chandler to turn
over the boy. Reacting quickly, Chandler took his son to Mathis
Abrams, the psychiatrist who'd provided Rothman with his assessment of
the hypothetical child-abuse situation. During a three-hour session,
the boy alleged that Jackson had engaged in a sexual relationship with
him. He talked of masturbation, kissing, fondling of nipples and oral
sex. There was, however, no mention of actual penetration, which might
have been verified by a medical exam, thus providing corroborating

The next step was inevitable. Abrams, who is required by law to report
any such accusation to authorities, called a social worker at the
Department of Children's Services, who in turn contacted the police.
The full-scale investigation of Michael Jackson was about to begin.

Five days after Abrams called the authorities, the media got wind of
the investigation. On Sunday morning, August 22, Don Ray, a free-lance
reporter in Burbank, was asleep when his phone rang. The caller, one
of his tipsters, said that warrants had been issued to search
Jackson's ranch and condominium. Ray sold the story to L.A.'s KNBC-TV,
which broke the news at 4 P.M. the following day.

After that, Ray "watched this story go away like a freight train," he
says. Within twenty-four hours, Jackson was the lead story on
seventy-three TV news broadcasts in the Los Angeles area alone and was
on the front page of every British newspaper. The story of Michael
Jackson and the 13-year-old boy became a frenzy of hype and
unsubstantiated rumor, with the line between tabloid and mainstream
media virtually eliminated.

The extent of the allegations against Jackson wasn't known until
August 25. A person inside the DCS illegally leaked a copy of the
abuse report to Diane Dimond of Hard Copy. Within hours, the L.A.
office of a British news service also got the report and began selling
copies to any reporter willing to pay $750. The following day, the
world knew about the graphic details in the leaked report. "While
laying next to each other in bed, Mr. Jackson put his hand under [the
child's] shorts," the social worker had written. From there, the
coverage soon demonstrated that anything about Jackson would be fair

"Competition among news organizations became so fierce," says KNBC
reporter Conan Nolan, that "stories weren't being checked out. It was
very unfortunate." The National Enquirer put twenty reporters and
editors on the story. One team knocked on 500 doors in Brentwood
trying to find Evan Chandler and his son. Using property records, they
finally did, catching up with Chandler in his black Mercedes. "He was
not a happy man. But I was," said Andy O'Brien, a tabloid

Next came the accusers -- Jackson's former employees. First, Stella
and Philippe Lemarque, Jackson' ex-housekeepers, tried to sell their
story to the tabloids with the help of broker Paul Barresi, a former
porn star. They asked for as much as half a million dollars but wound
up selling an interview to The Globe of Britain for $15,000. The
Quindoys, a Filipino couple who had worked at Neverland, followed.
When their asking price was $100,000, they said " 'the hand was
outside the kid's pants,' " Barresi told a producer of Frontline, a
PBS program. "As soon as their price went up to $500,000, the hand
went inside the pants. So come on." The L.A. district attorney's
office eventually concluded that both couples were useless as

Next came the bodyguards. Purporting to take the journalistic high
road, Hard Copy's Diane Dimond told Frontline in early November of
last year that her program was "pristinely clean on this. We paid no
money for this story at all." But two weeks later, as a Hard Copy
contract reveals, the show was negotiating a $100,000 payment to five
former Jackson security guards who were planning to file a $10 million
lawsuit alleging wrongful termination of their jobs.

On December 1, with the deal in place, two of the guards appeared on
the program; they had been fired, Dimond told viewers, because "they
knew too much about Michael Jackson's strange relationship with young
boys." In reality, as their depositions under oath three months later
reveal, it was clear they had never actually seen Jackson do anything
improper with Chandler's son or any other child:

"So you don't know anything about Mr. Jackson and [the boy], do you?"
one of Jackson's attorneys asked former security guard Morris Williams
under oath. "All I know is from the sworn documents that other people
have sworn to."

"But other than what someone else may have said, you have no firsthand
knowledge about Mr. Jackson and [the boy], do you?"

"That's correct."

"Have you spoken to a child who has ever told you that Mr. Jackson did
anything improper with the child?"


When asked by Jackson's attorney where he had gotten his impressions,
Williams replied: "Just what I've been hearing in the media and what
I've experienced with my own eyes."

"Okay. That's the point. You experienced nothing with your own eyes,
did you?"

"That's right, nothing."

(The guards' lawsuit, filed in March 1994, was still pending as this
article went to press.)

[NOTE: The case was thrown out of court in July 1995. Read the details

Next came the maid. On December 15, Hard Copy presented "The Bedroom
Maid's Painful Secret." Blanca Francia told Dimond and other reporters
that she had seen a naked Jackson taking showers and Jacuzzi baths
with young boys. She also told Dimond that she had witnessed her own
son in compromising positions with Jackson -- an allegation that the
grand juries apparently never found credible.

A copy of Francia's sworn testimony reveals that Hard Copy paid her
$20,000, and had Dimond checked out the woman's claims, she would have
found them to be false. Under deposition by a Jackson attorney,
Francia admitted she had never actually see Jackson shower with anyone
nor had she seen him naked with boys in his Jacuzzi. They always had
their swimming trunks on, she acknowledged.

The coverage, says Michael Levine, a Jackson press representative,
"followed a proctologist's view of the world. Hard Copy was loathsome.
The vicious and vile treatment of this man in the media was for
selfish reasons. [Even] if you have never bought a Michael Jackson
record in your life, you should be very concerned. Society is built on
very few pillars. One of them is truth. When you abandon that, it's a
slippery slope."

The investigation of Jackson, which by October 1993 would grow to
involve at least twelve detectives from Santa Barbara and Los Angeles
counties, was instigated in part by the perceptions of one
psychiatrist, Mathis Abrams, who had no particular expertise in child
sexual abuse. Abrams, the DCS caseworker's report noted, "feels the
child is telling the truth." In an era of widespread and often false
claims of child molestation, police and prosecutors have come to give
great weight to the testimony of psychiatrists, therapists and social

Police seized Jackson's telephone books during the raid on his
residences in August and questioned close to thirty children and their
families. Some, such as Brett Barnes and Wade Robson, said they had
shared Jackson's bed, but like all the others, they gave the same
response -- Jackson had done nothing wrong. "The evidence was very
good for us," says an attorney who worked on Jackson's defense. "The
other side had nothing but a big mouth."

Despite the scant evidence supporting their belief that Jackson was
guilty, the police stepped up their efforts. Two officers flew to the
Philippines to try to nail down the Quindoys' "hand in the pants"
story, but apparently decided it lacked credibility. The police also
employed aggressive investigative techniques -- including allegedly
telling lies -- to push the children into making accusations against
Jackson. According to several parents who complained to Bert Fields,
officers told them unequivocally that their children had been
molested, even though the children denied to their parents that
anything bad had happened. The police, Fields complained in a letter
to Los Angeles Police Chief Willie Williams, "have also frightened
youngsters with outrageous lies, such as 'We have nude photos of you.'
There are, of course, no such photos." One officer, Federico Sicard,
told attorney Michael Freeman that he had lied to the children he'd
interviewed and told them that he himself had been molested as a
child, says Freeman. Sicard did not respond to requests for an
interview for this article.

All along, June Chandler Schwartz rejected the charges Chandler was
making against Jackson -- until a meeting with police in late August
1993. Officers Sicard and Rosibel Ferrufino made a statement that
began to change her mind. "[The officers] admitted they only had one
boy," says Freeman, who attended the meeting, "but they said, 'We're
convinced Michael Jackson molested this boy because he fits the
classic profile of a pedophile perfectly.' "

"There's no such thing as a classic profile. They made a completely
foolish and illogical error," says Dr. Ralph Underwager, a Minneapolis
psychiatrist who has treated pedophiles and victims of incest since
1953. Jackson, he believes, "got nailed" because of "misconceptions
like these that have been allowed to parade as fact in an era of
hysteria." In truth, as a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
study shows, many child-abuse allegations -- 48 percent of those filed
in 1990 -- proved to be unfounded.

"It was just a matter of time before someone like Jackson became a
target," says Phillip Resnick. "He's rich, bizarre, hangs around with
kids and there is a fragility to him. The atmosphere is such that an
accusation must mean it happened."

The seeds of settlement were already being sown as the police
investigation continued in both counties through the fall of 1993. And
a behind-the-scenes battle among Jackson's lawyers for control of the
case, which would ultimately alter the course the defense would take,
had begun.

By then, June Chandler Schwartz and Dave Schwartz had united with Evan
Chandler against Jackson. The boy's mother, say several sources,
feared what Chandler and Rothman might do if she didn't side with
them. She worried that they would try to advance a charge against her
of parental neglect for allowing her son to have sleepovers with
Jackson. Her attorney, Michael Freeman, in turn, resigned in disgust,
saying later that "the whole thing was such a mess. I felt
uncomfortable with Evan. He isn't a genuine person, and I sensed he
wasn't playing things straight."

Over the months, lawyers for both sides were retained, demoted and
ousted as they feuded over the best strategy to take. Rothman ceased
being Chandler's lawyer in late August, when the Jackson camp filed
extortion charges against the two. Both then hired high-priced
criminal defense attorneys to represent them.. (Rothman retained
Robert Shapiro, now O.J. Simpson's chief lawyer.) According to the
diary kept by Rothman's former colleague, on August 26, before the
extortion charges were filed, Chandler was heard to say "It's my ass
that's on the line and in danger of going to prison." The
investigation into the extortion charges was superficial because, says
a source, "the police never took it that seriously. But a whole lot
more could have been done." For example, as they had done with
Jackson, the police could have sought warrants to search the homes and
offices of Rothman and Chandler. And when both men, through their
attorneys, declined to be interviewed by police, a grand jury could
have been convened.

In mid-September, Larry Feldman, a civil attorney who'd served as head
of the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association, began representing
Chandler's son and immediately took control of the situation. He filed
a $30 million civil lawsuit against Jackson, which would prove to be
the beginning of the end.

Once news of the suit spread, the wolves began lining up at the door.
According to a member of Jackson's legal team, "Feldman got dozens of
letters from all kinds of people saying they'd been molested by
Jackson. They went through all of them trying to find somebody, and
they found zero."

With the possibility of criminal charges against Jackson now looming,
Bert Fields brought in Howard Weitzman, a well-known criminal-defense
lawyer with a string of high-profile clients -- including John
DeLorean, whose trail he won, and Kim Basinger, whose Boxing Helena
contract dispute he lost. (Also, for a short time this June, Weitzman
was O.J. Simpson's attorney.) Some predicted a problem between the two
lawyers early on. There wasn't room for two strong attorneys used to
running their own show.

From the day Weitzman joined Jackson's defense team, "he was talking
settlement," says Bonnie Ezkenazi, an attorney who worked for the
defense. With Fields and Pellicano still in control of Jackson's
defense, they adopted an aggressive strategy. They believed staunchly
in Jackson's innocence and vowed to fight the charges in court.
Pellicano began gathering evidence to use in the trial, which was
scheduled for March 21, 1994. "They had a very weak case," says
Fields. "We wanted to fight. Michael wanted to fight and go through a
trial. We felt we could win."

Dissension within the Jackson camp accelerated on November 12, after
Jackson's publicist announced at a press conference that the singer
was canceling the remainder of his world tour to go into a
drug-rehabilitation program to treat his addiction to painkillers.
Fields later told reporters that Jackson was "barely able to function
adequately on an intellectual level." Others in Jackson's camp felt it
was a mistake to portray the singer as incompetent. "It was
important," Fields says, "to tell the truth. [Larry] Feldman and the
press took the position that Michael was trying to hide and that it
was all a scam. But it wasn't."

On November 23, the friction peaked. Based on information he says he
got from Weitzman, Fields told a courtroom full of reporters that a
criminal indictment against Jackson seemed imminent. Fields had a
reason for making the statement: He was trying to delay the boy's
civil suit by establishing that there was an impending criminal case
that should be tried first. Outside the courtroom, reporters asked why
Fields had made the announcement, to which Weitzman replied
essentially that Fields "misspoke himself." The comment infuriated
Fields, "because it wasn't true," he says. "It was just an outrage. I
was very upset with Howard." Fields sent a letter of resignation to
Jackson the following week.

"There was this vast group of people all wanting to do a different
thing, and it was like moving through molasses to get a decision,"
says Fields. "It was a nightmare, and I wanted to get the hell out of
it." Pellicano, who had received his share of flak for his aggressive
manner, resigned at the same time.

With Fields and Pellicano gone, Weitzman brought in Johnnie Cochran
Jr., a well-known civil attorney who is now helping defend O.J.
Simpson. And John Branca, whom Fields had replaced as Jackson's
general counsel in 1990, was back on board. In late 1993, as DAs in
both Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties convened grand juries to
assess whether criminal charges should be filed against Jackson, the
defense strategy changed course and talk of settling the civil case
began in earnest, even though his new team also believed in Jackson's

Why would Jackson's side agree to settle out of court, given his
claims of innocence and the questionable evidence against him? His
attorneys apparently decided there were many factors that argued
against taking the case to civil court. Among them was the fact that
Jackson's emotional fragility would be tested by the oppressive media
coverage that would likely plague the singer day after day during a
trial that could last as long as six months. Politics and racial
issues had also seeped into legal proceedings -- particularly in Los
Angeles, which was still recovering from the Rodney King ordeal -- and
the defense feared that a court of law could not be counted on to
deliver justice. Then, too, there was the jury mix to consider. As one
attorney says, "They figured that Hispanics might resent [Jackson] for
his money, blacks might resent him for trying to be white, and whites
would have trouble getting around the molestation issue." In Resnick's
opinion, "The hysteria is so great and the stigma [of child
molestation] is so strong, there is no defense against it."

Jackson's lawyers also worried about what might happen if a criminal
trial followed, particularly in Santa Barbara, which is a largely
white, conservative, middle-to-upper-class community. Any way the
defense looked at it, a civil trial seemed too big a gamble. By
meeting the terms of a civil settlement, sources say, the lawyers
figured they could forestall a criminal trial through a tacit
understanding that Chandler would agree to make his son unavailable to

Others close to the case say the decision to settle also probably had
to do with another factor -- the lawyers' reputations. "Can you
imagine what would happen to an attorney who lost the Michael Jackson
case?" says Anthony Pellicano. "There's no way for all three lawyers
to come out winners unless they settle. The only person who lost is
Michael Jackson." But Jackson, says Branca, "changed his mind about
[taking the case to trial] when he returned to this country. He hadn't
seen the massive coverage and how hostile it was. He just wanted the
whole thing to go away."

On the other side, relationships among members of the boy's family had
become bitter. During a meeting in Larry Feldman's office in late
1993, Chandler, a source says, "completely lost it and beat up Dave
[Schwartz]." Schwartz, having separated from June by this time, was
getting pushed out of making decisions that affected his stepson, and
he resented Chandler for taking the boy and not returning him.

"Dave got mad and told Evan this was all about extortion, anyway, at
which point Evan stood up, walked over and started hitting Dave," a
second source says.

To anyone who lived in Los Angeles in January 1994, there were two
main topics of discussion -- the earthquake and the Jackson
settlement. On January 25, Jackson agreed to pay the boy an
undisclosed sum. The day before, Jackson's attorneys had withdrawn the
extortion charges against Chandler and Rothman.

The actual amount of the settlement has never been revealed, although
speculation has placed the sum around $20 million. One source says
Chandler and June Chandler Schwartz received up to $2 million each,
while attorney Feldman might have gotten up to 25 percent in
contingency fees. The rest of the money is being held in trust for the
boy and will be paid out under the supervision of a court-appointed

"Remember, this case was always about money," Pellicano says, "and
Evan Chandler wound up getting what he wanted." Since Chandler still
has custody of his son, sources contend that logically this means the
father has access to any money his son gets.

By late May 1994, Chandler finally appeared to be out of dentistry.
He'd closed down his Beverly Hills office, citing ongoing harassment
from Jackson supporters. Under the terms of the settlement, Chandler
is apparently prohibited from writing about the affair, but his
brother, Ray Charmatz, was reportedly trying to get a book deal.

In what may turn out to be the never-ending case, this past August,
both Barry Rothman and Dave Schwartz (two principal players left out
of the settlement) filed civil suits against Jackson. Schwartz
maintains that the singer broke up his family. Rothman's lawsuit
claims defamation and slander on the part of Jackson, as well as his
original defense team -- Fields, Pellicano and Weitzman -- for the
allegations of extortion. "The charge of [extortion]," says Rothman
attorney Aitken, "is totally untrue. Mr. Rothman has been held up for
public ridicule, was the subject of a criminal investigation and
suffered loss of income." (Presumably, some of Rothman's lost income
is the hefty fee he would have received had he been able to continue
as Chandler's attorney through the settlement phase.)

As for Michael Jackson, "he is getting on with his life," says
publicist Michael Levine. Now married, Jackson also recently recorded
three new songs for a greatest-hits album and completed a new music
video called "History."

And what became of the massive investigation of Jackson? After
millions of dollars were spent by prosecutors and police departments
in two jurisdictions, and after two grand juries questioned close to
200 witnesses, including 30 children who knew Jackson, not a single
corroborating witness could be found. (In June 1994, still determined
to find even one corroborating witness, three prosecutors and two
police detectives flew to Australia to again question Wade Robson, the
boy who had acknowledged that he'd slept in the same bed with Jackson.
Once again, the boy said that nothing bad had happened.)

The sole allegations leveled against Jackson, then, remain those made
by one youth, and only after the boy had been give a potent hypnotic
drug, leaving him susceptible to the power of suggestion.

"I found the case suspicious," says Dr. Underwager, the Minneapolis
psychiatrist, "precisely because the only evidence came from one boy.
That would be highly unlikely. Actual pedophiles have an average of
240 victims in their lifetime. It's a progressive disorder. They're
never satisfied."

Given the slim evidence against Jackson, it seems unlikely he would
have been found guilty had the case gone to trial. But in the court of
public opinion, there are no restrictions. People are free to
speculate as they wish, and Jackson's eccentricity leaves him
vulnerable to the likelihood that the public has assumed the worst
about him.

So is it possible that Jackson committed no crime -- that he is what
he has always purported to be, a protector and not a molester of
children? Attorney Michael Freeman thinks so: "It's my feeling that
Jackson did nothing wrong and these people [Chandler and Rothman] saw
an opportunity and programmed it. I believe it was all about money."

To some observers, the Michael Jackson story illustrates the dangerous
power of accusation, against which there is often no defense --
particularly when the accusations involve child sexual abuse. To
others, something else is clear now -- that police and prosecutors
spent millions of dollars to create a case whose foundation never

Mary A Fischer is a GQ senior writer based in Los Angeles.
Dateline: Los Angeles Word Count: 0189
The Associated Press Date: July 22, 1995

A lawsuit by four ex-guards who claim Michael Jackson fired them
because they knew about his alleged trysts was thrown out of court on

The men sued in 1993 despite the fact they had signed a release after
they were fired in which they promised not to.

They claimed the release was invalid because they signed it under
duress, but Superior Court Judge Richard C. Neal dismissed the case.

The guards' lawyer, Charles T. Mathews, said he would appeal.

''If we'd been able to get to a jury, I'm quite confident they'd find
the charges we alleged were true,'' Mathews said. Jackson's lawyer
''Michael has said from day one he never did anything inappropriate
with any minors,'' Howard Weitzman said. ''This was (the guards') way
of getting their 15 minutes in the limelight.''

Jackson settled a sex abuse lawsuit filed by a 13-year-old boy in
1994, reportedly for as much as $15 million. No charges were filed.
Jackson denied wrongdoing and called the boy's claim an extortion

North American News Report DATE: July 21, 1995 18:06 E.T.
LOS ANGELES (Reuter) -

A judge Friday threw out a a lawsuit against
Michael Jackson by five of his former security guards who said they
were fired for knowing too much about nighttime visits with young

After a three-day trial, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Neal
dismissed the case on the grounds that all the guards had signed
releases providing for severance pay when they left Jackson.

''Michael Jackson is thankful for the court's ruling,'' Jackson's
attorney Howard Weitzman said in a statement.

''He has consistently maintained that he has not engaged in wrongful
conduct with any minors. The stories told by these guards on various
tabloid shows, for which they were paid, were false.'' The security
guards had brought the case against Jackson in 1993, alleging they
were spied on and harassed by a private investigator hired by the pop
superstar to impede the investigation into charges he sexually
molested young boys.

At the time, Jackson was being sued by a 13-year-old boy who charged
the singer had molested him, and was also und

Dr. Conrad Murray / Dear Conrad Murray website/blog
« on: January 08, 2011, 01:50:07 PM »
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While I was doing research I ran across this blog about Conrad Murray. This blog is very well put together. There is alot of info regarding the Pre-lim trial.

The World is Watching.


Michael Jackson News / Remember, remember the 5th of November
« on: December 27, 2010, 06:19:30 PM »

Remember, remember the 5th of November.  8-)

Today was my first time watching this. I didn't know he did this interview. All I gotta say about this is Wow! Kanye West has impressed me with this interview. I had never heard of Emmett Till before. That was interesting to learn.

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Emmett Louis "Bobo" Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955) was an African-American boy who at 14 years old was murdered in Mississippi after reportedly flirting with a white woman. Till was from Chicago, Illinois visiting his relatives in the Mississippi Delta region when he spoke to 21-year-old Carolyn Bryant, the married proprietor of a small grocery store. Several nights later, Bryant's husband Roy and his half-brother J. W. Milam, arrived at Till's great-uncle's house where they took Till, transported him to a barn, beat him and gouged out one of his eyes, before shooting him through the head and disposing of his body in the Tallahatchie River, weighting it with a 70-pound (32 kg) cotton gin fan tied around his neck with barbed wire. His body was discovered and retrieved from the river three days later.

Till was returned to Chicago and his mother, who had raised him mostly by herself, insisted on a public funeral service with an open casket to show the world the brutality of the killing. Tens of thousands attended his funeral or viewed his casket and images of his mutilated body were published in black magazines and newspapers, rallying popular black support and white sympathy across the U.S. Intense scrutiny was brought to bear on the condition of black civil rights in Mississippi, with newspapers around the country critical of the state. Although initially local newspapers and law enforcement officials decried the violence against Till and called for justice, they soon began responding to national criticism by defending Mississippians, which eventually transformed into support for the killers. The trial attracted a vast amount of press attention. Bryant and Milam were acquitted of Till's kidnapping and murder, but a year later, protected by double jeopardy, they admitted to killing him in a magazine interview. Till's murder is noted as one of the leading events that motivated the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
I have never seen Kanye's video of Runaway until today. I have read about the symbolism.
Mr. West I am glad to see you standing up for what you believe in.

You lost your fear.


Fake News (MJ Edition) / Independently created 40+ minute special
« on: December 27, 2010, 03:07:52 PM »
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Part 1/5: A comprehensive, independently created 40+ minute special about the full acquittal of Michael Jackson in 2005. The special includes hundreds of news segments from many networks, the full verdict reading, front pages from around the world, interviews with the jury, lawyers, prosecutors, friends, and talking heads galore. An emotional journey.

01 - Introduction
02 - Deliberation Process
03 - Verdict Reached
04 - The Verdict
05 - The Aftermath
06 - Front Pages From Around the World
07 - Credits




I absolutely love these videos. I had no idea of the jury clock, whoa!

Someone is eating Crow, lol

They will be having Crow for breakfast, lunch and dinner ALL over again.

Tom Mesereau / Tom Mesereau on CNN's "Larry King Live" 2005
« on: December 23, 2010, 07:23:45 PM »
I did not see much of the media coverage before, during or after. I am very impressed by this interview Mr. Mesereau did. I so love how he told the truth about The REAL Michael.  ;)

ThomasMesereau | December 15, 2010 |
Larry King interviews Michael Jackson's Attorney Tom Mesereau on CNN's "Larry King Live " part 1 of 6

SANTA MARIA, California -- With his attorneys, Tom Mesereau & Susan Yu by his side, a California jury exonerated Michael Jackson of all child molestation, conspiracy and alcohol charges on June 13, 2005. The jury deliberated about 32 hours throughout the course of seven days before reaching its decision. The clerk of court read the verdicts Monday in a packed courtroom while a large crowd of supporters waited outside. Jackson fans cheered, wept and hugged upon hearing the verdicts.

Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr. is widely recognized as one of the best trial lawyers in the country and specializes in criminal defense and civil litigation in federal and state court.. He has been selected by his peers as one of "The Best Lawyers in America" and has been listed as one of the "One Hundred Most Influential Attorneys in California" by the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Attorney Susan C. Yu specializes in complex civil and criminal trials in State and Federal courts. She is the co-founder of the law firm of Mesereau & Yu, LLP in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Yu has received recognitions and awards for her contributions to various community-based organizations and has been listed as one of the "Top 75 Women Litigators in California" by the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the leading legal newspaper in California.

Tom Mesereau & Susan Yu are internationally known for having acquitted music legend Michael Jackson of all counts in a highly publicized trial in Santa Maria, California. Following a five-month jury trial, Mr. Jackson was found not guilty of 10 felony counts and 4 lesser-included misdemeanors. It was considered unwinnable. This case was covered by more media outlets around the world than any other case in history.

Mesereau &Yu have successfully represented numerous corporations, celebrities, professionals and low-profile individuals in a variety of civil and criminal cases.

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Michael Jackson News / NEVERLAND to be Restored :) W.Wagener video
« on: December 15, 2010, 05:15:59 PM »

This is more than a seasonal view of Neverland. Watch to the end. this is a call to ARMS to set the M.J.J. Innocent record straight for the NON-fans. Fans of MJJ and Fans of Justice... 5 years after the Jury said NOT GUILTY, and the malicious prosecutors of Santa Barbara were thoroughly defeated, by a mostly white Jury, 14-0 against a black man, M.J.J. most People do NOT know how bias and corrupt the Main Stream American Media, and the District Attorneys office was. Just after Christmas a New WEB site to coordinate the true to the record Documentary of the 2005 INQUISITION of Michael J. JACKSON, will appear and give information on how 1 - 2 million fans can choose or not choose to fund, at ten dollars, each that documentary. We hope to raise that money in a single week. Thomas Mesereau, who I call "Hurricane" Mesereau for his blowing away and the smoke, mirrors and crappy lies and so called "Evidence" in 2005 has endorsed that effort on a Live TV show done in Santa Maria, CA. on Dec. 10th, 2010. Let me add, that "Hurricane" Mesereau was paid nothing to spend 6 hours of his own expensive time driving to and from, nor did he even ask to have his motel room paid. He simply wanted a one on one interview. He would not participate in the National trash "media" in one of those panel of atty's. rudely cutting each other off, which of course could also edit out his words. We did a one on one marathon interview. It is running on local TV Ch. 25 Comcast in Santa Maria, Ca. now and on Ch 24 in Solvang, Buelton & Lompoc Ca. When the new Web site for the documentary is established [ we will not even tell you the name until Dec. 27th ] instructions on how fans of Justice and fans of Michael Joe Jackson around the world can be a part of the FUNDING, of this documentary, which will accurately follow the court record, but also show what the court record could not. The media bias, the set ups, and worse.

Then we will buy TV commercial AIR time, and AIR the Documentary. We will depict the significant events of the Trial and the circumstances around the trial.
Not for the gratification of MJJ fans, but to clear the air, Educate the deceived NON-fans on the TRUTH. Michael Joe Jackson was NOT guilty, in fact he was
the victim of an arrogant, self delusional Prosecutor, and a greedy family of grifters, and a media who was billions in profits in a conviction of even a misdemeanor. Who am I? I am William J. Wagener, a local TV producer, who attended more days of the trial, nearly every day, than any National report. And after trial did a lot of snooping among the media, which mostly did NOT know who I was.

You read this to the end. Watch this clip to the end, and then go see on my channel here. "Tom Hurricane Mesereau". If your a fan of justice or MJJ Share this with those who care. If your NOT a MJJ fan, think of this... if Michael, with all his money, connections, and fame can have an "inquisition" like 2005 done to him, and the aftermath of nay sayers in the Media tabloidish types asking the
ridiculous question, "how could the Jury get it wrong?" THEN... if you were innocent and given the same treatment... what chance would you have? And if you lacked money , lacked fans, threatened with shear
lies and a Media that is paid to make you look guilty... could you prove your innocence? When you run out of money and your Public Defender-pretender threatens to quit if you do not take a PLEA BARGAN ? Could you even find a Tom "Hurricane" Mesereau to fight, to research, to prove your innocence? "Ye shall know the Truth , and the Truth shall set you Free".

the converse is also true. If you believe the lies and Deception, you will be a Slave to lies and deception.

I and those who stand with me, like Thomas "Hurricane" Mesereau, and thousands of you fans who have already told me your ready to give $10.oo or more... the moment of Truth is rapidly approaching. This is a Time of Great
REVEALATION. WE MUST DO this Documentary and reveal the Truth, not just for Michael Joe Jackson's sake, for his reputation's sake, but for all the children that will suffer needlessly if we allow Lies and Deception to win.

All that is necessary for Evil to win, is for people of good spirit, to do nothing. Ask a friend to SUBSCRIBE and Watch your subscription box for the kick off.


Conspiracy Theories / Plum Island Animal Disease Center. (EVIL lurks)
« on: November 27, 2010, 03:49:35 PM »
I watch Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura on Friday nights on truTV and last night I learned some disturbing information about this facility. First I had no clue of this place. I have never heard of it or what it was about. I am shocked  :shock:  by what I learned. After I learned of this info, the pieces of the puzzle make sense.
The wiki info is a lie. The facility is NOT just studying animal diseases, they are creating them and virus'.

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Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC) is a United States federal research facility dedicated to the study of animal diseases. It is part of the DHS Directorate for Science and Technology.

Since 1954, the center has had the goal of protecting America's livestock from animal diseases. During the Cold War a secret biological weapons program targeting livestock was conducted at the site. This program has been the subject of controversies, and the facility has gained a cult status.
In the episode about Plum Island it is believed that animal mutations are being formed on the island and that this thing found was from hybrid mutations.
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The "Montauk Monster" was an unidentified creature that allegedly washed ashore, dead, on a beach near the business district of Montauk, New York, in July 2008. The identity of the creature, and the veracity of stories surrounding it, have been the subject of unresolved controversy and speculation. The current consensus, based on dental patterns and details of the front paws, is that it was a raccoon
This was found this year. See below.
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Move over Montauk Monster. This time it's not a dead animal washing up on the beach down the road from the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, it's a human body washed ashore at the facility.
That reminds me of The movie Dr. Moreau based on the novel. They have told us they are doing this shit through the movies they put in our faces.
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The novel has been made into a movie on three occasions:

Island of Lost Souls (1933 film) with Charles Laughton and Bela Lugosi.
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977 film) with Burt Lancaster and Michael York.
This was turned into a novel by Joseph Silva and published by Ace.
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996 film) with Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer

A little history on who started it and for what purpose.
Plum Island, Lyme Disease
And Operation Paperclip -
A Deadly Triangle
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3. The program sets forth Traub's work for the Third Reich: "As lab chief of Insel Riems-a secret Nazi biological warfare laboratory on a crescent-shaped island nestled in the Baltic Sea-Traub worked directly for Adolf Hitler's second-in-charge, SS Reichsfuehrer Heinrich Himmler, on live germ trials. . . ." (Ibid.; pp. 7-8.)
4. Traub had studied in the United States before the war (at the Rockefeller Institute) and had been involved in Nazi activities inside the U.S. prior to 1939 (the outbreak of World War II). " . . . Traub also listed his 1930's membership in Amerika-Deutscher Volksbund, a German-American 'club' also known as Camp Sigfriend. Just thirty miles west of Plum Island in Yaphank, Long Island, Camp Sigfried was the national headquarters of the American Nazi movement. . . .Ironically, Traub spent the prewar period of his scientific career on a fellowship at the Rockefeller Institute in Princeton, New Jersey, perfecting his skills in viruses and bacteria under the tutelage of American experts before returning to Nazi Germany on the eve of war. Despite Traub's troubling war record, the U.S. Navy recruited him for its scientific designs, and stationed him at the Naval Medical Research Institute in Bethesda, Maryland." (Ibid.; p. 8.)
5. Nominally under the jurisdiction of the USDA (Department of Agriculture), Plum Island was also used for military biological warfare research on animal diseases. In that regard, it was involved with Fort Dietrick, the Army's top chemical and biological warfare facility. Note that Traub was at the foundation of the Plum Island/biological warfare nexus. "Just months into his PAPERCLIP contract, the germ warriors of Fort Detrick, the Army's biological warfare headquarters, in Frederick, Maryland, and CIA operatives invited Traub in for a talk, later reported in a declassified top-secret summary: Dr. Traub is a noted authority on viruses and diseases in Germany and Europe. This interrogation revealed much information of value to the animal disease program from a Biological Warfare point of view. Dr. Traub discussed work done at a German animal disease station during World War II and subsequent to the war when the station was under Russian control.' Traub's detailed explanation of the secret operation on Insel Riems, and his activities there during the war and for the Soviets, laid the ground work for Fort Detrick's offshore germ warfare animal diseased lab on Plum Island. Traub was a founding father. . . ." (Ibid.; pp. 8-9.)
6. It is interesting to note that the Third Reich's biological warfare program had the cover name of "Cancer Research Program." (In RFA#16-available from Spitfire-as well as FTR#'s 16, 73, we look at the National Cancer Institute's Special Viral Cancer Research Program and the evidence suggesting that the project was actually a front for the continuation of biological warfare research. Erich Traub appears to have been involved with the projects related to the SVCRP.) " . . . Everybody seemed willing to forget about Erich Traub's dirty past-that he played a crucial role in the Nazis' 'Cancer Research Program,' the cover name for their biological warfare program, and that he worked directly under SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler. They seemed willing to overlook that Traub in the 1930's faithfully attended Camp Sigfried. In fact, the USDA liked him so much, it glossed over his dubious past and offered him the top scientist job at the new Plum Island Laboratory-not once, but twice. Just months after the 1952 public hearings on selecting Plum Island, Doc Shahan dialed Dr. Traub at the naval laboratory to discuss plans for establishing the germ laboratory and a position on Plum Island." (Ibid.; p. 10.)
The creator and Godfather of the facility on Plum Island.
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Erich Traub (1906–1985) was a German veterinarian and scientist/virologist who specialized in foot-and-mouth disease, Rinderpest and Newcastle disease. Traub was a member of the National Socialist Motor Corps (NSKK), a Nazi motorist corps, from 1938–1942. He worked directly for Heinrich Himmler, head of the Schutzstaffel (SS), as the lab chief of the Nazi's leading bio-weapons facility on Riems Island.

Traub was rescued from the Soviet zone of Germany after World War II and brought to the United States in 1949 under the auspices of the United States government program Operation Paperclip, meant to exploit scientific knowledge gained during Nazi rule in Germany.
They want to move this facility PIADC to the mainland now in Kansas. They want to make it bigger and they want to create more biological warfare weapons to unleash it on the USA and the rest of the world. This is very serious and it is happening right under our noses.  :twisted:

I also watched Jesse's episode on Area 51. I will admit I was on the fence in my decision in whether or not to believe in aliens from outer space. I still believe there is something out there but, I lean more towards it being spiritual as in Angels and Demons. After watching the show on Area 51 last night I am now convinced our Government is "hoaxing" the world into thinking there are aliens from outer space. They have some of the most elaborate airplanes created by people that look like space ships. The Govt. wants the theory of Aliens spread and believed in because it covers up what they are doing in Area 51. The space ships seen in the sky sometimes are our own space crafts that the Govt. created and sometimes they are holographic images. Think Blue Beam project and you will understand what I am saying is possible.
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Project Superman
An exclusive interview with Andy Pero
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An exclusive interview with Andy Pero, survivor of a secret mind control project aimed at creating the super soldier with psionic abilities.

Andy Pero was unwillingly subjected to a mind control program off-shoot the Monarch Project-a trauma based mind control program similar to what Cathy O' Brien describes in her autobiography by Mark Philips, "Tranceformation of America".

Andy Pero claims to have been created through a combination of genetic manipulation, trauma based mind control and Silva Mind Control training resulting in superhuman feats and psionic abilities. In addition to this, Mr. Pero alleges to have been unwittingly used in covert assassinations as a Manchurian Candidate and also in missions connected to the Montauk Project, such as time travel.

YIKES!^^^^^ :shock:

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Excerpts from above Link:^^^^

In August of 1998, I met Andy Pero in Philadelphia, PA while attending Bob Eure’s CIREAP group. At the time I was scheduled to be a speaker on my Alien Abduction research. Preston Nichols also presented his material that evening. Preston brought Andy Pero with him this evening as a surprise guest to share some of his "Montauk Boy" experiences.

When Andy first "broke programming", and memories surfaced of being a covert operative in a sub-project of the Montauk Project, he was "gung-ho" about wanting to take down the whole "evil Nazi Mind Control Regime". He claimed that he and thousands of others had been victimized by this type of mind control experimentation. He was well aware of the Reptilian-Draco Illuminati connection and had a few run-ins with the Reptilian shapeshifters himself.

Andy was willing to do a radio interview for Night Search, but he later recanted because of a series of abductions, including reptilian assaults—and threats to his future wife and son. Apparently, Andy realized during his "total recall" phase that he had a special soul mate that he was bonded to, who would later become his future wife. He claimed he had sired an 8-year old son with this woman, and that his "abductors/controllers" used this against him to not go public or they would be killed.

Andy loved them and this was the final straw that silenced him from exposing his full story. I questioned Andy about this soul mate future wife, whether this could be a "love bite set-up" designed to deceive him into being cooperative with his controllers not to go public any further. He insisted that she was real and the mother–son duo lived in some underground base somewhere.

Much of what Andy told me is in my interview entitled; "Project Superman" published in Unknown Magazine, winter 1999 issue. But there were other tidbits Andy discussed with me, which I considered too unbelievable, although they could be true, but not confirmed. These incidents may very well be true, but I had no way of knowing. Some of these memoirs were funny, others too horrid to repeat.

One such account is a memory Andy had about being in an underground base, escorted by his human Nazi handlers to a group of tall Greys. Apparently Andy had been able to resist his programmers to such an extent, that his handler, an Aryan looking man he called "Adolph", brought him into a room of 5 Grey aliens.

These Greys were used to reinforce mind control more effectively for "resistant" slaves. (I chided with Andy that the aliens were the "Master Mind Control Programmers") Andy described seeing 2 Greys sitting down at a table with 3 Greys standing in front of him. Andy heard one of the Greys say telepathically, " You will obey us." Andy screamed back to the skin-headed aliens, "Look, knock that off or I’ll kill you!"

The aliens continued their demands of obedience into Andy’s mind. Andy warned them a second time, "I’ll kill you!" Then Andy focused his telekinetic psi ability to physically throw the commanding alien up against the wall, splitting its head open. The other 3 aliens stood up, as Andy picked up another alien with his "mind powers", until the whole group of them scrambled out of the room.

Sensing that this situation was getting out of control, Adolph grabbed Andy and said, "Let’s get out of here!" Full of adrenaline, Andy shouted back, "I don’t care, I’m indestructible!" I couldn’t help but ask Andy, "What color was the aliens head’s insides that splat all over the wall? Did they have red blood?" He told me, "It was whitish grey with greenish blood." We joked about that one, laughing it off as "alien Grey split pea soup!" (I mentioned this to an Internet list group of "experiencers" and they became very angry with me, wanting to defend the poor aliens. They eventually kicked me off the Muppet list!)

Andy did say he had been abducted by the alien Greys a few times, where samples were taken from him for breeding purposes. One of the more bizarre stories Andy related to me was about his visit to a group of high level Illuminati, who were really shape shifting reptilians, that convened in an underground base not far from Rochester, NY. This happened sometime in 1989-90.

He was not sure of the exact location, but it was an underground facility in a large conference room where a very long, dark wooded conference table sat. It was a party gathering where a group of tall, Aryan looking; older males were having drinks. One of the men walked over to Andy, and his human image phased out, as if there was an energetic interference that caused his holographic image to shift.

Andy looked at the creature as he adjusted some button on a black box device attached to his waist. The man’s image shifted from a tall human to a 7-foot tall, 450lb lizard man, according to Andy. The reptilian shifted back again to human, and then said, "Here, I’ll show you". So he pushes the button on his waist device and his image shifts back to the 7-foot tall Reptoid creature. Apparently, Andy thought that his energy field caused a momentary shift in the holographic human image that the Reptilian masqueraded.

The artificial hologram was maintained by a device that they wore on their waist. I wouldn’t have taken Andy’s story too seriously, except for a similar report from a Monarch slave who described the same thing—the long, wooden conference table, the same large view screen in the front of the room, and the tall Aryan humans who could alter their holographic image via a box held at their waist.

 :ugeek: hmmmm! Interesting  :ugeek:

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What you are about to encounter is the most in-depth compilation of interviews with survivors of the Philadelphia experiment and Montauk project to date.

The information comes from the memories of those who were interviewed. Because these projects are so secretive, gaining hard evidence is nearly impossible. However, that doesn't mean the projects never happened.

This information is for those who want to pursue and know the truth. Sometimes, finding the truth becomes elusive.  There are many out there who do not want you to know the truth about these projects. Use your own judgment as you hear the words of these survivors.

As you follow this story, use this information as the beginning resource to hopefully, get you on the right track.



I have NO CLUE whether this is REAL or NOT, meaning I personally haven't seen it with my own eyes.

I am leaning towards REAL but, this isn't what it appears to be, meaning I am under the belief that this has been twisted into a theory of ALIENS from outer space, under the mind control programming of The Illuminati to scare the crap out of people to have them conform, submit to THEM. NWO Power Theme.

What I believe these Aliens to be (and yes I do think they exist) but, what I think they are is DEMONS...the ones described in the links above.

They're the opposite of ANGELS...Angelic beings can also look like aliens...imo.
lol Weird
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Michael Jackson News / History As We Know It Is A Lie!
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History As We Know It Is A Lie! Dark Skies: The Declassified Complete Series Explores Our Planet’s ‘Real’ History On DVD!

I’ve watched a lot of TV over the years – and become a fan of many quality series that lasted only one season [or less]. One of the best of these is Dark Skies, a sci-fi series that suggested that the Earth’s history was not what we read in history books. Rather, it was manipulated by aliens, acting on their own agenda. The series starred Eric Close and Megan Ward as Congressional aide John Loengard and his girlfriend Kim Sayers – who stumble onto this secret and set out to thwart the alien agenda.

On January 18th, 2011, Shout! Factory is releasing Dark Skies: The Declassified Complete Series on DVD – with a ton of special features. To learn more, follow the jump.


Starring Eric Close and Megan Ward

Secrets and Conspiracies Spill from All 19 Original Riveting Episodes,

Extensive DVD Bonus Content, Special Booklet and much more!



An idealistic Congressional aide discovers evidence of aliens living among us. When he stumbles into the government’s longtime cover-up, his life changes forever. In the landmark television series Dark Skies, freedom fighter John Loengard declares that “history as we know it is a lie,” and sets out to find the truth before it’s too late. He and girlfriend Kim Sayers embark on a cross-country crusade, attempting to derail plans by the sinister alien “Hive.” Majestic-12, a covert government agency assigned to secretly fight the aliens, monitors Loengard; and Capt. Frank Bach is ready to silence him—or quietly aid his quest.  Call it alternative history or call it the unthinkable truth. Either way, call it… Dark Skies.

Created by Bryce Zabel and Brent V. Friedman, Dark Skies, a brilliantly intense sci-fi drama, explored the thrilling intersection of history and mystery, politics and paranoia.  Starring Eric Close (Without a Trace), Megan Ward (General Hospital, Boomtown) and the late J.T. Walsh (The Negotiator, Pleasantville), the series, set in the turbulent 1960s, won devoted fans throughout its 1996-97 run on NBC.  Besides its fresh focus on the debate over UFOs, the show also incorporated historic figures’ participation into its plots: Bobby Kennedy, Jack Ruby, Timothy Leary, J. Edgar Hoover and other famous names helped to advance the story.  

Fifteen years after Dark Skies first aired on network television, the entire series will finally be unleashed for the first time on DVD when Shout! Factory debuts the Dark Skies: The Declassified Complete Series DVD box set on January 18, 2011, marking the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s inauguration. Newly remastered, this collectible 6-DVD box set includes all 19 episodes, an international TV pilot, a special commemorative booklet featuring a behind-the-scenes essay by Zabel, and extensive bonus content.  The show’s creators Bryce Zabel and Brent V. Friedman, along with stars Eric Close and Megan Ward, discuss the series and their roles in an intimate look back Signal To Noise: Uncovering Dark Skies. Dark Skies: The Declassified Complete Series is a must-have for fans of science fiction, mystery and intrigues. This collectible DVD box set is priced to own at $44.99 SRP.

With fast-paced writing and innovative twists, Dark Skies offered alternative answers for that mysterious crash in Roswell, New Mexico, and the secrets surrounding JFK’s death in Dallas: was the president killed because he planned to tell the country the truth about UFOs?  The period drama chronicled America’s path, in official Washington as well as small-town Main Street, from the roar of Cape Canaveral’s space-race excitement, through the haze of Viet Nam and the groovy “summer of love.” Everywhere, Hive aliens lurked, ready to “implant” ordinary citizens—including Kim, and John Loengard’s own brother—while moving toward the goal of world domination and “singularity.”

Dark Skies won an Emmy® for its edgy opening sequence, and received four Emmy® nominations during its run.  The show’s richly detailed look, often embellished with real news footage, featured iconic, accurate touches of the times: chrome-grilled cars, TV dinners, and pastel telephones. Musically, Dark Skies offered an eclectic soundtrack of the 1960s, whether folk, rock, or in between. Recognizable names from real life enhanced the show’s premise: Howard Hughes’ famous fear of germs leads the reclusive billionaire to join John and Kim in their search for a Hive tunnel; Attorney General Bobby Kennedy orders a meeting with the pair on a country road; and music artist Jim Morrison has relevant, if volatile, information. Other familiar names cropping up in Dark Skies include Marilyn Monroe, Ronald Reagan, Hubert Humphrey, Colin Powell, Gerald Ford, Norman Schwarzkopf, Carl Sagan, Dan Rather, the Beatles and columnist Dorothy Kilgallen —all realistically portrayed in dramatic reminders of a different era.

For sci-fi enthusiasts and imaginative observers of history, Dark Skies: The Complete Series is a gem of a time capsule, revisiting a familiar period in history with new angles on what we know—or think we know.

Dark Skies: The Declassified Complete Series DVD Bonus Features:

International pilot
Cast & creator commentaries
Signal To Noise: Uncovering Dark Skies– A 3-part intimate look back with creators Bryce Zabel & Brent V. Friedman and stars Eric Close & Megan Ward
Network promos
The Dark Skies Glossary
Original sales presentation
Never-before-seen Season Two proposal
…And more!

I just watched a T.V. program about John Lennon's (real) History declassified last night and wow I learned some stuff about him that I had no clue about.

History is being re-told. The mysteries are unfolding.


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