Gangsters, Castro, & the CIA / ETs & Ancient Egypt

Hosted byGeorge Noory

Gangsters, Castro, & the CIA / ETs & Ancient Egypt

About the show

In the first half, author, journalist, and TV producer Thomas Maier updated his work on how two top gangsters, Johnny Roselli and Sam Giancana, were hired in the 1960s by the CIA to kill Cuba's Communist leader, Fidel Castro, only to wind up getting murdered themselves amidst Congressional hearings in the 1970s. Johnny Roselli, aka Filippo Sacco, was an Italian immigrant with a hidden past who rose through the ranks of organized crime in Chicago and Hollywood, while Giancana was a Chicago mob boss with shadowy ties to the Kennedys. Both Roselli and Giancana were involved in running a profitable casino in Havana until 1959, when Castro came into power and threw out all the American businesses, Maier recounted.

The two mobsters tried a variety of unsuccessful methods to kill Castro, including poison and assassination by rifle, and Roselli even went out in a boat in the middle of the night from Florida to Cuba with some Cuban exiles who had been trained to overthrow the communist government. The Mob was motivated by trying to get their casinos back in Havana and start making millions of dollars again, Maier noted, while the US wanted Castro out because he was viewed as a threat to national security. What Maier discovered in his research is that Castro may have avoided getting killed because he had learned spycraft skills from the Russians. For more, watch the trailer for his book, Mafia Spies. Additionally, a Paramount+ TV series based on the book will debut on July 16th.


In the latter half, Dr. Michael Salla, a pioneer in the development of exopolitics and author of books exposing US government policies on ET life, discussed his latest work on the Egyptian connection to extraterrestrials (view related images). Salla suggested that many ancient Egyptians gods were actually extraterrestrial visitors, though they were often depicted as beings with animal heads like the Crocodile god Sobek, and the sky god Horus with a falcon head. The ETs likely had the ability to shape-shift via technology or mind control and could present themselves in various forms, which accounts for why they are depicted in a myriad of ways, he posited.

Salla believes that some of the ETs were associated with the Sirius star system and appeared as "lion people"-- a possible connection to the Sphinx. He argued that ancient Egyptian temples were not just places of worship but also centers of learning and technological exchange between gods and humans. Ancient Egypt and Atlantis had extensive extraterrestrial connections, he added, with Atlanteans relocating to Egypt after their cataclysms and building pyramids with ET help. Salla talked about his visit to the Sarapeum, where he saw the 24 giant sarcophagi. He connected this with the testimony of one of his military contacts who told him on a covert mission, he saw giants inside sarcophagi at various locations, including some living ones. Salla also touched on his visit to the Great Pyramid, where he experienced vibrations and amplified subtle energies.

News segment guests: Lauren Weinstein, Steve Kates

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