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The Micah Hanks Program is a weekly podcast that covers science, space exploration, UFOs and SETI, archaeology, A.I. and the mysteries of our universe. The show features commentary and interviews with guests that include authors, researchers, and science educators from a variety of different fields, and takes a critically minded approach to the study of our universe. For more information about Micah Hanks, you can visit his website here. 


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May 7, 2024

Over the decades, many people who claim to possess knowledge of UFOs or have even seen these unusual objects themselves have alleged that threats, intimidation, or other efforts to silence them have been undertaken. But who are these mysterious "UFO silencers," and where does the line between fact and folklore fall on this contentious subject? 

This week on The Micah Hanks Program, following an analysis of the latest controversies involving whistleblower David Grusch, we examine his claims of reprisals following his choice to come forward with claims of knowledge about secret UAP-related programs within the U.S. government. We then look at AARO's investigations into potentials means by which those with insider knowledge could be potentially be held accountable, and finally, the UFO folklore involving claims of "UFO silencers" from over the decades.

Have you had a UFO/UAP sighting? Please consider reporting your sighting to the UAP Sightings Reporting System, a public resource for information about sightings of aerial phenomena.

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