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Compiled by:
Carol Cruzan Morton, UC Davis
Ross West, University of Oregon
Edwin C. May, Cognitive Sciences Laboratory

28 November 1995

Broadcast

  • Good Morning America (ABC). by Michael Guillen.
  • ABC News Nightline. by Michael Guillen.
  • Evening News: Sacramento TV KPWB-31, 10 pm
  • Evening News: Sacramento TV KXTV-10, 5 & 11 pm
  • Evening News: Sacramento TV KCRA-3, 6 & 11 pm
  • Evening News: Sacramento TV KOVR-13, 10 pm

Print

  • UC-Davis News: 28 November 1995. 'Psychic Spying' Research Produces Credible Evidence.
  • Associated Press: U.S. Used Psychic Spies. by Richard Cole.
  • Reuters: CIA study says ESP may work, but not for spying. by Jim Wolf.

29 November 1995

Broadcast

  • Prime News (CNN)
  • Evening News (CBS) Mark Katkov
  • Larry King Live (CNN)
  • Morning News: Sacramento TV KXTV-10 6 am
  • Morning News: Sacramento TV KQCA-58
  • ABC radio news, KGO-SF live, by Mary Ellen Geist.

Print

  • Atlanta Journal & Constitution: U.S. agencies used psychics. by Richard Cole/AP.
  • Associated Press: U.S. Used Psychic Spies (update, reprise). by Richard
  • Cole.
  • The Blade, Toledo, Ohio: 29 October 1995. Is ESP Actually a Sixth Sense?
  • Chicago Tribune: CIA Aided by Psychics for 20 Years. by Richard Cole.
  • Daily News: Our spooks admit employed ESPecialists. by Helen Kennedy.
  • Davis Enterprise: Study: U.S. has used psychic spies in Libya, North Korea. by Richard Cole.
  • Deutsche Presse-Agentur.
  • Eugene Register-Guard: Professor at UO helps evaluate secret psychic spying research project. by Joe Rojas-Burke.
  • New York Times Co: Information Bank Abstracts, Philadelphia Inquirer. by Richard Cole/AP.
  • Oakland Tribune: Researchers: U.S. Hires psychics in Spying Operation. by Richard Cole.
  • Philadelphia Inquirer. by Richard Cole.
  • Richmond Times Dispatch: Official quest for `another reality.' by Bill McKelway.
  • Roanoke Times & World News: CIA dials Psychic Connection. by Richard Cole/AP. Rocky Mountain News: CIA confirms U.S. has used psychics against Libya, North Korea. by Richard Cole/AP.
  • Sacramento Bee: U.S. Didn't Foresee Faults in Psychic Spies Program. by Richard Cole.
  • San Francisco Chronicle: Scientists at Odds Over CIA Psychic Experiments. by David Perlman.
  • San Francisco Examiner: Bay Area Was Site of Psychic Spy Tests.
  • Times Union (Albany, NY): `I see a tall, Libyan strongman...' by Richard Cole/AP.
  • USA Today: CIA Says ESP May Work, But Not for Espionage Cases. by Richard Cole/AP.
  • Washington Post: Pentagon Has Spent Millions On Tips From Trio of Psychics. by R. Jeffrey Smith.

30 November 1995

Broadcast

  • All Things Considered (NPR): Evaluator questions U.S. psychic intelligence program. by Robert Siegel.
  • Morning News (CNN): Researcher confirms remote viewing, even precognition. by Donna Kelley.
  • Put it to the Test (ABC)
  • Morning show: Sacramento TV KPWB-31

Print

  • Atlantic Journal and Constitution: Details emerge on military's use of psychics in "Stargate' program. by Washington Post.
  • Baltimore Sun: Pentagon employed psychic spy unit. by Gilbert Lewthwaite & Tom Bowman.
  • Calgary Herald: Physics saw their own demise. by The Guardian.
  • Charleston Daily Mail: Pantagon quizzed 'psychics.' by Baltimore Sun.
  • Daily Mirror: 'Psychic' psies are dead loss; cia's psychics project slashed.
  • Daily Telegraph: Pentagon spent pouns 13m on psychic spies, says cia. By Hugh Davies in Washington DC.
  • Evening Standard: CIA's spy psychics. By Jeremy Campbell.
  • Glasgow (Scotland) Herald: Spooks see no future for Pentagon psychics. By Patrick Brogan.
  • Guardian: End or aura for cia mystics. by Martin Walker, Washington bureau.
  • Houston Chronicle: Agnecy spent 17 years testing `psychic powers.' by Baltimore Sun.
  • International Herald Tribune: Just picture it: psychic warriors at work; petnagon stands by `remote views,' cia has doubts. by R. Jeffrey Smith/Washington Post.
  • Ottowa Cititzen: The end of an aura: Pentagon pyschics saw downfall of operation stargate coming. by Martin Walker, the Guardian.
  • Reuters: U.S. filed psychics as part of its arsenal. by Jim Wolf.
  • San Francisco Chronicle: editorial the CIA's psychic friends.
  • Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail: The crystal Ball spies.
  • Tampa Tribune: Nostradamus foretold Bucs in playoffs! by Steve Otto.
  • Washington Post: Details emerge on military's use of psychics in 'stargate'program.
  • Washington Post: 'Psychic Arms Race' Had Several Funding Channels. by R. Jeffrey Smith, Curt Suplee.
  • Washington Post: The Pentagon Peepers: A Psychic View.
  • Washington Post: Pentagon paid $20 millino for 'Psychic' Aid. by R. Jeffrey Smith, Curt Suplee.

1 December 1995

Broadcast

  • Inside Edition (ABC)
  • Evening News (FOX)
  • Evening News (CNN)
  • ABC radio, national, Alan Colmes Show, 3:30 pm EDT

Print

  • Advocate (Baton Rouge): Someone should test U.S. intelligence IQs.
  • Agence France Presse: U.S. intelligence discloses psychic spying, but does it work? by Jay Root.
  • Charleston Gazette: CIA seers $20 million for psychics (editorial).
  • Commercial Appeal (Memphis): Wasteful psychic spying (viewpoint).
  • Houston Chronicle: Psychic program had some friend sin high places, sources claim. by R. Jeffrey Smith/Washington Post.
  • Los Angeles Times: (opinion) A Psychic Power Outage.
  • Phoenix Gazette: Agent Smart, where are you? (editorial).
  • Richmond Times Dispatch: retired officer says he used psychic abilities in U.S. Army.
  • Tampa Tribune: Intelligence and psychic wonders.
  • USA Today: Spirit of Intelligence.
  • UC-Davis Newspaper, Dateline: Standing by the Numbers.
  • Washington Post: Psychic Program Kept Going by Positive Thinking.
  • Washington Post: It's Shaped Like a Nut. Coincidence?

  • Washington Post: A Handful of Senators Kept DIA Psychics at Work.
  • Washington Post: On the Pentagon's astral plane; psychics leave lots up in the air (style section).

2 December 1995

Broadcast

  • Science and Technology Week (CNN): CIA admits it employed psychic spies for many years. by Patrick Greenlaw.
  • Evening News (CNN).

Print

  • Boston Herald: Spells and magic at the CIA.
  • Charleston Daily Mail: Byrd says he did not ok psychics.
  • Detroit News: A license to commune (editorial).
  • Newsday: Stick to spying (viewpoint).
  • Seattle Times: I see Mr. Ames stuffing secrets down his pants (editorial).
  • Toronto Globe & Mail: Tests Support Psychic Phenomenon. By Stephen Strauss.
  • Washington Post: Many Find `Remote Viewing' a far fetch from science. by Curt Suplee.

3 December 1995

Print

  • Arizona Republic (Phoenix): Kissinger's wife slain in `vision' seen by CIA psychic in `70s. by Newsday.
  • Commercial Appeal (Memphis): DIA psychic program defies action to kill it...by R. Jeffrey Smith/Washington Post.
  • Fresno Bee: CIA psychic's vision once threw a scare into Kissinger's security detail. by Knut Royce/Newsday.
  • Fresno Bee: Is there a thread of believability there? by John Scalzi (life secion).
  • Newsday: Use of Psychics Clouds CIA. by Knut Royce.
  • Plain Dealer (Cleveland): Spooks Cultivate Vision Thing. by Tom Brazitis.
  • South China Morning Post. Spies who rely on a crystal ball. by Simon Beck.
  • The Sunday Times of India: Sorcery in the Pentagon.

  • The Sunday Times, London: Day of the Pentagon.

  • Virginian Pilot: Tortellini can't get a reading on this snub. by Bill Reed.

4 December 1995

Broadcast

  • Outlook (BBC) heard on KQED-San Francisco

Print

  • News Tribune: ESP Project: Where's the amazing randi? (editorial) (U of O psych prof).
  • Sacramento Bee: Psychic's vision nearly got Kissinger Killed.
  • St. Petersburg Times: About those CIA psychics (editorial).
  • Washington Post: Up Close and Personal with a remote viewer: Joe McMoneagle defends the secret project. by Linton Weeks.

5 December 1995

Broadcast

  • World News (CBC)

Print

  • Anchorage Daily News: Opinion.
  • Boston Herald: Powers should turn to psychics. by Christopher Cox.
  • Hartford Courant: And now, the star wars of the mind (editorial).

6 December 1995

Print

  • Houston Chronicle: $20 million psychic study gained littl. by Curt Suplee/Washington Post.
  • Washington Times: ESP spooks in CIA's attic. by Ken Adelman.

7 December 1995

Print

  • Facts on File World News Digest: Government Used Psychics in Spying.
  • Nature magazine: CIA Psychi Spies Under Scrutiny. by Sally Lehrman.
  • Washington Post: Pursuing Phantoms, by Mary McGrory.

8 December 1995

Broadcast

  • CFRB, Toronto, Canada, live with Paul & Carol Mott, 11 am PDT

Print

  • Dallas Morning News: Psychic warned of attack. By Knut Royce, Newsday.
  • San Jose Mercury: Hay, Agent 000 has Another Hunch!

  • Globe and Mail, Toronto: To Skeptics, Seeing Isn't Believing. by Stephen Strauss.
  • Los Angeles Times: Response to A Psychic Power Outage.

9 December 1995

Print

  • Boulder Daily Camera: Spooky Disclosures About CIA Methods. by Christophe Brauchli.
  • Science News: CIA Studies Fan Debate Over Psi Abilities.

10 December 1995

Print

  • Houston Chronicle: Psyche Out (editorial).
  • New York Daily News: Psychic spooks predict dire results if CIA cuts them off. by Dave Saltonstall.

11 December 1995

Broadcast

  • KPRL radio, Paso Robles, live with Ron Fisher. 12:30 pm CDT.

Print

  • Newsweek Magazine: Psychics and Spooks. by Gregory Vistica.
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: I prefer to put all my cards on the table. by Sally Kalson.
  • Scotsman: Para handy.
  • Time Magazine: The Vision Thing. by Douglas Waller.

12 December 1995

Print

  • Atlanta Journal & Constitution: a forutne for your thoughts. by Tom Teepen (editorial).

13 December 1995

Broadcast

  • KYMX, fm 96.1, Sacramento, live iwth Charlie Weiss 8:30 am.

Print

  • Washington Post: A Close Look at "Remote Viewing."

14 December 1995

Broadcast

  • KCBS radio, am 740, San Francisco. live with Rebecca Corral, 1:20 pm, PDT.

17 December 1995

Print

  • Dallas Morning News: After 20 years and $20 million CIA to stop using psychics....by Dave Saltonstall,/New York Daily News.

18 December 1995

Print

  • Buffalo News: Psychics hired by uncle sam? by Andy Rooney/Tribune Meida Services.
  • Business Week: Putting the ESP back into espionage. by Peter Coy.
  • Dayton Daily News: Military kills psychic project. by Tom Teepen (opinion).
  • Times Union (Albany, NY): Getting fired might be in their future. by Andy Rooney.

19 December 1995

Print

  • Star Tribune: $20 million for your psychic thoughts. by Tom Teepen/Cox News Service.

24 December 1995

Print

  • San Francisco Examiner: Tapping our Psychic Powers. by Julian Guthrie.
  • Toronto Star: ESP is a statistical fact in search of a theory. by Jay Ingram.

27 December 1995

Print

  • Cinncinnati Enquirer: $20 Million for thoughts. by Tom Teepen (editorial).

31 December 1995

Broadcast

  • BBC: Moscow University engineers develop device to prevent extrasensory influence.

8 January 1996

Print

  • Time: Psychic spies out in the cold (letters).

11 January 1996

Broadcast

  • CBC radio, Vancouver. live with Mark Forsythe, 4:40 pm PDT.

April 1996

Print

  • Discover Magazine: by Jeff Kluger.
Unknowns
  • Fortune Magazine
  • Japanese newspaper
  • Readers Digest International 3-part video series, one on ESP

 

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