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US reportedly to search again for Amelia Earhart's plane
msnbc.com ^ | March 19, 2012 | msnbc.com staff

Posted on 03/19/2012 6:43:25 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

The State Department plans to join a new effort to find the plane of pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart, 75 years after she mysteriously disappeared over the South Pacific.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will take part in a ceremony Tuesday morning announcing the joint public-private search at the State Department, The Wall Street Journal reports. The event, "Amelia Earhart, a Pacific Legacy," which is pitched as a celebration of the U.S.'s pan-Pacific ties, will be streamed live at 9 a.m. on the State Department's website, a spokesman for the agency said.

Earhart's twin-engine Lockheed vanished July 2, 1937, as she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, left New Guinea (now Papua New Guinea) on their way to Howland Island in the South Pacific as part of an attempt to circle the Earth.

The half-million-dollar search, financed with private funds, will begin in July.

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To: Memphis Moe
All you need to know about Bob Stack and Unsolved Mysteries is that they had a show ready to go about Vince Foster, and canceled it after the word came down from Bill and Hillary.
51 posted on 03/19/2012 7:47:02 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk ((So, you're telling me Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out this eligibility stuff?))
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To: fso301; Eric in the Ozarks; Dawggie; TribalPrincess2U

Used prisoners for bayonet practice. Beheaded others. Ate their livers.


52 posted on 03/19/2012 7:48:41 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk ((So, you're telling me Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out this eligibility stuff?))
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To: wally_bert

Thanks for the Strike Force link.

Searching youtube, the Unsolved Mysteries episode about Earhart are here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=B6BMYNi5TR4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnMaUhdKX-U


53 posted on 03/19/2012 7:55:20 PM PDT by Memphis Moe
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To: P-Marlowe

TIGHAR has done numerous searches http://tighar.org/

also the book FINDING AMELIA by ric gillespie

earhart’s pacific flight was “spnsored” by the feds. they built and airstrip on an island for her anf the USCGC Taney (now in baltimore harbor) was involved in the search after she went missing.


54 posted on 03/19/2012 8:00:47 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (If the little things really bother you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: woweeitsme
Somehow, somewhere, this plane will mysteriously show up and the media will be praising Obama about it.

It's all a stunt to portray Obama as pro-woman.

It's almost like a bad comedy by now.

55 posted on 03/19/2012 8:01:51 PM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: Vermont Lt

Then the ridiculous feminist groups send out newsletters to secure their left-wing feminist lemmings to vote Obama.

It sounds stupid but the idea that they can make this group of people fight shadows over 9 dollar birth control pills makes it plausible.


56 posted on 03/19/2012 8:08:59 PM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I thought a guy I went to school with was looking. click here
57 posted on 03/19/2012 8:22:50 PM PDT by lysie
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Japanese soldiers captured and ate her.

“We ate her river with Chianti and side order of fava beans.”


58 posted on 03/19/2012 8:26:55 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They just might find that Amelia Earhart was a publicity-seeking, poor excuse for a pilot who recklessly risked her life and Ted Noonan’s for no good reason.


59 posted on 03/19/2012 8:32:42 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: woweeitsme

Obama will announce that he personally led the search and found Earhart’s body, but then gave her a burial at sea and won’t release the video because it is too “disturbing”. Then Sean Penn will direct the movie about it.


60 posted on 03/19/2012 8:37:23 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Revolting cat!

Including Lee Harvey Oswald who was peeking over Harpo’s shoulder!


61 posted on 03/19/2012 8:39:47 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Imagine if they found Amelia in the plane still alive? People would freak.


62 posted on 03/19/2012 8:40:15 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 52 days away from outliving Phil Hartman)
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To: DB

Not really. They found a few items, the most promising was a shoe that was of the same type as one that Earhart owned, but it turned out to be at least 3 sizes too large for her.


63 posted on 03/19/2012 8:49:23 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Memphis Moe

>>Robert Stack’s credentials as a historian are, of course, untouchable.<<

Never mess with Eliot Ness...


64 posted on 03/19/2012 8:55:39 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: Liberty Valance

I knew Harpo, my wife’s cousin bought his sport fisher.


65 posted on 03/19/2012 8:57:14 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: WyvernAK

>>Yep, but I bet she never missed a chance to vote in all these years!!!<<

Kennedy, carter, clinton and barry the zero all appreciate her vote.


66 posted on 03/19/2012 9:11:55 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now if the History channel can somehow sell the artifacts on Pawn Shop, they'll have a trifecta.

67 posted on 03/19/2012 9:16:10 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Snickering Hound

Or the Travel Channel with some sort of `Ghost Adventurers’/`Storage Wars’ angle:

“Amelia Earhart, if you’re here, say something!” Zac Bagans
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8hMJVXt09E


68 posted on 03/19/2012 9:29:57 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: tumblindice

oops: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69SaPppa9jI


69 posted on 03/19/2012 9:32:08 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: tumblindice

oops: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69SaPppa9jI


70 posted on 03/19/2012 9:32:22 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Liberty Valance

She was pretty good looking from the pictures I have seen of her. The car is a 1936 Cord 810 Cabrolet. This was the best looking of all of the Cords IMHO.


71 posted on 03/19/2012 9:34:17 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I have a map that will take you right to it.

It's not more than a half mile east of where Noah's Ark is located.

If you would like your own copy of the map I take ALL major credit cards and PayPal.

72 posted on 03/19/2012 9:37:08 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Because this is more important than our State Department working to see LIVING prisoners of war returned to the United States.


73 posted on 03/19/2012 9:37:08 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Vermont Lt
Ok, let’s assume they find the plane. Everyone looks at each other and then what?
They will move to Europe and start searching the English Channel for Glenn Miller.
74 posted on 03/19/2012 9:39:37 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Ate her??

You know we don’t eat people in the Ozarks.

Well I mean for the most part.

I mean you know a liberal every now and then don’t hurt nuthen.

Where’s my teeth?


75 posted on 03/19/2012 9:40:12 PM PDT by Steve Newton (And the Wolves will learn what we have shown before-We love our sheep we dogs of war. Vaughn)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Ate her??

You know we don’t eat people in the Ozarks.

Well I mean for the most part.

I mean you know a liberal every now and then don’t hurt nuthen.

Where’s my teeth?


76 posted on 03/19/2012 9:40:13 PM PDT by Steve Newton (And the Wolves will learn what we have shown before-We love our sheep we dogs of war. Vaughn)
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To: Psycho_Bunny; Revolting cat!
If Dr. Spock couldn't find her, what makes Hillary think she can?


77 posted on 03/19/2012 9:59:42 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Liberty Valance

I’ve only seen Cords.


78 posted on 03/19/2012 10:02:15 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: a fool in paradise

Why not look for Ambrose Bierce, Oscar Zeta Costa, and Malcolm Lowry?


79 posted on 03/19/2012 10:09:20 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: jmacusa

I think that’s mostly true but Ted Noonan was a known alcoholic and last minute chosen as navigator.He had been fired from Pan Am for what some say was a constant drinking problem. Originally 4 were to travel from Hawaii to Howland Island, but after Earhart’s crash in Hawaii and the time it took for repairs, the route was reversed so it would be from New Guinea to Howland and only Noonan accompanied a reportedly exhausted Earhart. Many believe she just couldn’t find the tiny Island even though she established one way (they could hear her but not vice-versa) radio communication with the Itasca just off Howland and just went down when fuel ran out. A group searched with remote subs in her estimated location and found nothing. Rick Gillespie of TIGHAR.com thinks she made it to Gardener Island now called Nikomorro (sp.?) and has been searching since the 1980’s and although some artifacts have been found, nothing definitive. I think TIGHAR had a plan for another search this year in 2012, leave it to Obama to bud in.


80 posted on 03/19/2012 10:19:17 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Boogieman

There were other female related items besides shoes.


81 posted on 03/19/2012 10:39:38 PM PDT by DB
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To: Boogieman

http://news.discovery.com/history/amelia-earhart-resting-place.html


82 posted on 03/19/2012 10:43:39 PM PDT by DB
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To: bramps

You know they actually caught DB Cooper. As for Earheart, it’s a classic story of a woman trying to be like a man and falling flat in the process. Feminism fails again.


83 posted on 03/20/2012 7:22:16 AM PDT by Force of Truth (Intelligence and virtue are preferable in a candidate, but I'd much rather he or she be stingy.)
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To: MacMattico

i think gillispe is pretty sure they landed on the reef off the island. the starboard engine would have to be above water to run to power the transmitter. any numbe of storms would have washed the plane off the reef into deep water. IIRC this island has little ahade and no fresh water.
there was a movie a while back starring diane keaton. i remember the poignant ending whre she realizes she is lost and says. “lets climb out of the clouds. i want to see the sun one last time.” that still sends shivers up my spine when i think about actually knowing you are about to die and there is nothing you can do to save yourself.


84 posted on 03/20/2012 7:50:08 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (If the little things really bother you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: DB

That group hasn’t found anything that can be actually linked to Earhart. The shoes were the wrong size, the bits of plane had no serial numbers that matched, and could have been salvaged from any one of the 8 planes of the same type that crashed or were decomissioned in the area. The “female” bones turned out to be male bones according to other reports, and some even question whether they were caucasian bones at all. They ended up in the trash, so nobody can say for sure now.


85 posted on 03/20/2012 8:21:34 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Roccus
They use more taxpayer money to find Judge Crater

Already solved

The New York City Police Department's longest-running unsolved missing-persons case — the bizarre and legendary disappearance of Judge Joseph Force Crater — may finally be solved.

Judge Crater (search) — who vanished mysteriously 75 years ago — was killed by a city cop and his cab-driver brother and buried under the boardwalk in Coney Island, according to a handwritten letter left behind by a Queens woman who died earlier this year.

"Good Time Joe" Crater was a dapper, 41-year-old judge known for his dalliances with showgirls and his ties to corruption-ridden Tammany Hall (search) — until he got into a cab in Midtown Manhattan one evening in 1930 and disappeared, earning the title of "the missingest man in New York."

The case triggered one of the most sensational manhunts of the 20th century — one that had city detectives fielding more than 16,000 tips from around the country and the world, all of them unsubstantiated.

Although he was declared legally dead in 1939, and his case — Missing Persons File No. 13595 — was officially closed in 1979, Crater's vanishing act has continued to intrigue professional and armchair detectives, clairvoyants and mystery buffs around the globe.

"Pulling a Crater" became slang for vanishing without a trace. But perhaps now, a trace will be found.

Sources told The Post that the NYPD Cold Case Squad is investigating information provided by Stella Ferrucci-Good of Bellerose, Queens, who died on April 2, leaving behind what may be a key to the mystery.

It's a handwritten letter in an envelope marked "Do not open until my death" that her granddaughter Barbara O'Brien found in a metal box in her grandmother's home, the sources said.

In the letter, Ferrucci-Good claimed that her late husband, Robert Good; an NYPD cop named Charles Burns; and the cop's cabby brother, Frank Burns, were responsible for Crater's death.

She added that the judge was buried in Coney Island, Brooklyn, under the boardwalk near West Eighth Street, at the current site of the New York Aquarium (search). The metal box also contained yellowed clippings about Crater's disappearance, with scribbled notations in the margins.

86 posted on 03/20/2012 8:32:39 AM PDT by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: Perdogg

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks Perdogg.

Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


87 posted on 03/20/2012 9:06:00 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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