Massachusetts, GLOBE, 9 July 1947, page
"Can't Laugh Off Saucers," Says Senator
July 9 (UP) - Senator Glen H. Taylor, Dem., of Idaho, said
today he almost hopes the "flying saucers" will
turn out to be space ships from another planet.
would end our petty arguments on earth," the "singing
cowboy" told a reporter.
said the "mere possibility" that the spinning
circles might be hostile would "unify the people of
the earth as nothing else could."
who is plugging hard for a United States of the World, added,
"you'd have world government so quick it would make
your head swim."
Senator said that no matter what the "saucers"
are they "can't be laughed off."
they're something we've invented," he said, "we'd
better take note that other people can invent, too. If it's
the Russians, we'd better look at our 'hole card' and realize
we're not the only ones with inventive genius."
if it's only a psychological phenomenon, Taylor says, it's
a sign of what the world's coming to.
we don't ease the tensions, the whole world will be full
of psychological cases and eventually turn into a global