Ralph Blumenthal is an American journalist and author. He was a staff reporter for The New York Times from 1964 to 2009.[1]

Reporting edit

On 16 December 2017, the New York Times featured an article written by Leslie Kean, Helene Cooper, and Blumenthal, which revealed the fact that the U.S. Department of Defense had spent $22.5M on a secret program titled the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program that investigated UFOs.[2]

On 5 June 2023, Blumenthal and Leslie Kean reported that former Air Force officer David Charles Grusch claimed that the United States has a secret UFO retrieval program with multiple vehicles of non-human origin as well as records of dead pilots in its possession.[3]

Books edit

  • Dumsday, Travis (2022). The Believer: Alien Encounters, Hard Science, and the Passion of John Mack. Theology and Science. Vol. 20. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. pp. 374–379. doi:10.1080/14746700.2022.2084865. ISBN 9780826362315. S2CID 249491589.[1]
  • Miracle at Sing Sing: How One Man Transformed the Lives of America's Most Dangerous Prisoners. St. Martin’s Press. 2004. ISBN 978-0-312-30891-9.

with Deborah Blumenthal edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Ralph Blumenthal - The New York Times". www.nytimes.com.
  2. ^ Cooper, Helene; Kean, Leslie; Blumenthal, Ralph (December 16, 2017). "2 Navy Airmen and an Object That 'Accelerated Like Nothing I've Ever Seen'". The New York Times. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Kean, Leslie; Blumenthal, Ralph (5 June 2023). "Intelligence Officials Say U.S. Has Retrieved Craft of Unknown Origin". The Debrief. Retrieved 6 June 2023.
  4. ^ Martinez, Toby; Frakes, Shane (April 30, 2023). "'UFOhs! Mysteries in the Sky'". UFO Reporters. Roswell Daily Record.

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