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Afraid of The Nixon Gleason Alien Encounter

Afraid of The Nixon Gleason Alien Encounter
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This is an episode so good that I had to mix it twice...Go figure, the file of an episode about Richard Nixon gets  corrupted!

Strap yoursellf in for a little history, politics, paranormal and entertainment as we unveil the  President Nixon and Jackie Gleason Alien Encounter.

Tonight we talk with investigative author Paul Blake Smith about how Richard Nixon allegedly showed The Honeymooners’ Jackie Gleason some aliens. It’s a story that sounds too wacky to be true… but could it also be too wild to have been made up?

And was Bob Hope involved somewhere beyond a golf course?

The truth is not out there ... it's here, right in this episode.


Paul Blake Smith was born and raised in MO41's hometown of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He is a product of that city's public school system, and then attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape, where he was a four-year Mass Communications Major with an English Minor.

The grandson of a Cape Girardeau attorney of fifty-plus years - and also a U.S. Commissioner, City Attorney, and community leader - Paul is the son of a local paralegal and an educator who worked in the suspected crash area within neighboring Scott County.

A fan of American history and popular culture, Paul now lives and works in a city in the western part of the Show-Me State, writing original screenplays and other books on largely historical, nonfiction subjects - including a follow-up to this original fact-based publication. MO41, The Bombshell Before Roswell is his first published book.

The Nixon Gleason Alien Encounter will be available in May 2023.  Paul's books can be purchased on Amazon among other venues.

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Paul Blake Smith is the author of “President Eisenhower's Close Encounters,” just released via
Foundations Publishing. He previously authored “MO41, The Bombshell Before Roswell” and “3
Presidents, 2 Accidents: More MO41 UFO Crash Data,” released by Argus Publishing at opposite ends of 2016. These were the first two books ever published about the late April 1941 UFO event outside his hometown of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Paul promoted those books as a guest on “Coast to Coast AM” in 2016, within Linda Moulton Howe's “Earthfiles” report, and then more at length in January of 2017, with Sunday night host George Knapp. And then again on November 23, 2020, with George Noory on “C2C.”

The Eisenhower book is Paul's fourth nonfiction UFO book and his sixth book overall. In 2018 Paul
released his well-reviewed nonfiction book, “JFK and the Willard Hotel Plot: The Explosive New
Theory of Oswald in D.C.,” shedding startling new light on the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Paul was a four year Mass Communications Major with an English Minor at Southeast Missouri
University in the 1980s. A fan of history, sports, and the paranormal, Paul spends his days polishing his very latest book, on the 1962 death of actress Marilyn Monroe. He can be found on the internet through his website www.mo41.info. Plus on Facebook with three special pages: “Cape Girardeau’s 1941 UFO Crash, America’s First” - and “JFK and the Willard Hotel Plot” - and now “President Eisenhower's Close Encounters.” He's also on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Linked-In. Find his newest book on Amazon.com, where you'll read some very supportive reviews.