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Flying saucers in the New York Times, 1947:

This article was published in the daily newspaper The New York Times, USA, on July 8, 1947.


'Disks' Soar Over New York,
Now Seen Aloft in All Colors


The "flying saucers", thought still adept at eluding the most powerful telescopes in America, continued yesterday to flash in increasing numbers and variety before the goggling eyes of rooftops and roadside amateurs.

New York and other Eastern states, hitherto oblivious to the strange bodies in the sky, sunddenly thought they were not immune, according to the latest reports to harassed policemen and astronomers. The Associated Press said that thirty-nine states, plus the District of Columbia and a part of Canada were playing host to the heavenly disks.

Despite the humorous skepticism of scientists and military experts, the latest flock or rumors showed increasing imagination. No longer, for example, were the disks just white. In some cases they were in technicolor, with orange [Remainder is missing.]

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