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I just call them as I see them. See ***.
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Only after some physicist told them what part of the sky to view at some specific time. Trust me. My old...
Elementary teachers only know that after the fact.
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Not all of us were city slickers, Eugene. Watching the sky was part of our way of life. Anything unusual had to be noted and included in the next day's and...
A small number of generals and Executive Branch politicians had access to U-2 photos of Soviet launch sites. They had an idea what was coming. They just had limited signals intelligence to go with the imagery to make buttessments.
Generals don't have all public discussion. That military officers interact with the general public is a relatively recent thing; ours is a civilian run military. This is why MacArthur got fired (and others before and after him).
Likely Treaty legal. I don't know the general consul in that time of the Eisenhower Admin. It's deducible who the science advisors were: Weisner, Land, Kistawoski (sp), and various lawyers would be searchable via history books. It's a question of how far law extends upward (and downward). It's why on the sea 3, 12, and 200 mile boundaries are recognized (and why: largely old artillery ranges, now its resources).
People still are. The question is if we are any different and are we any better? And of course the usual justification of "why" we think that.
This is all part of the "behind the scenes."