Challenge of Contact: A Mainstream Journalist's Report on Interplanetary Diplomacy

Challenge of Contact: A Mainstream Journalist's Report on Interplanetary Diplomacy

by Phillip Krapf

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ISBN-13: 9781579830090
Publisher: Origin Press CA
Publication date: 09/01/2001
Pages: 205
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author


Phil Krapf is a journalist and freelance writer who worked as an editor on the metro copy desk of the Los Angeles Times, where he shared in a Pulitzer Prize in 1992. He is the author of The Challenge of Contact and Meetings with Paul. He lives in San Ramon, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvi
Forewordvii
Prefacexv
Recap of My Initial Contactxix
The Summit Timetablexxv
Part 1
1A Walk in the Park1
2Surprise Visitor23
3Reunion35
4Serious Business57
5The Metaphysical Universe71
6Revelations93
7The Probe109
8The Grilling118
Epilogue137
AppendixVerdant Lifespans and Time Measurement140
Part 2
Reporter's Notebook142
The News Business and the ET Presence170

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