June 2: Science Fantastic with Michio Kaku

Theoretical physicist, futurist and best selling author Dr. Michio Kaku discusses “Area 51: Uncensored” with Annie Jacobsen, touching upon science past and science future.

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June 2: America in the Morning Radio

Jim Bohannon’s popular morning radio show features a short dialogue with Annie Jacobsen.

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June 2: NPR Radio West

Jacobsen discusses espionage, space programs and nuclear projects at Area 51 and the Nevada Test Site with NRP host Doug Fabrizio.

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June 1: Jalopnik: “How a general’s fatal joyride in a secret enemy jet almost revealed Area 51”

The popular website Jalopnik,  writes: “Author Annie Jacobson uncovers some of the best-kept secrets in military history — including how a general’s fatal joyride in a captured enemy fighter jet almost uncloaked the entire base,” and reprints an excerpt from the book.

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June 1: Westwood One, The Jim Bohannon Show

Radio host Jim Bohannon interviews Annie Jacobsen about her book for the full hour on the Jim Bohannon Show. You can download the show here.

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May 30: ABC-7 “The book is absolutely fascinating.”

ABC-7, filmed last week in San Francisco, has a link to the author’s interview with Channel 7 host Brian Copeland here.

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May 29: The New York Times Sunday Book Review picks “Area 51” for “vicarious summer travel.”

In The New York Times Sunday Book Review, “Inside the List,” Jennifer Scheussler writes about several of the books on The New York Times’ Bestseller List (Area 51 debuts at #7) “But for maximum homegrown exoticism, I’m sticking with Annie Jacobsen’s “Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret…

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May 30: Los Angeles Times Book Review: “Highly readable…deeply researched…chilling depictions…a dream for aviation and military buffs.”

Book review: “Area 51” by Scott Martelle. “Annie Jacobsen’s history of the top secret Nevada base is highly readable. And about those UFO and alien rumors, well, she contends that Stalin may have played a part. It’s ironic that a book that looks to pull back the curtain on decades…

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May 29: Coast to Coast AM

Investigative reporter and Coast to Coast guest host George Knapp interviewed Annie Jacobsen about Area 51 for two hours. You can listen to the show, called “Area 51 secrets,” online or download the MP3 files.

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May 27: NPR Nevada Public Radio

Area 51 has been one of the most secretive black spots in the history of the US military. The area adjoining the Nevada Test Site is practically inaccessible. But that very high level of secrecy has spawned all sorts of theories – more urban legends really – about what has…

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May 26: Paseo Verde Library Book Signing & Q&A with six Area 51 Cold Warriors

Area 51 Cold warriors Richard Mingus, Al O’Donnell, Roger Anderson, Jim Freedman, T.D. Barnes, and Harry Martin joined the aurthor for a book singing in Henderson, Nevada. It was standing room only and the venue sold out of books.

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May 26: NPR: Will-AM 580

NPR host David Ing hosts Annie Jacobsen for a hour-long discussion about Area 51.

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May 25: io9: The Manhunt for the German Scientists Who Faked the Roswell Crash

With 21, 556 views and counting, io9 featured a book excerpt from Area 51 that details the U.S. government’s 1947-1948 manhunt for two German airplane designers, Walter and Reimar Horten.

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May 24: Slate Magazine: Five Books That Go Behind the Legends of Area 51

Guest writing for Slate Magazine, Jacobsen picks five books that go behind the myths of America’s most cryptic location. They include, Radar Man: A Personal History of Stealth, by Edward Lovick, Jr.; The Right Stuff, by Tom Wolfe; Scream of Eagles, by Robert K. Wilcox; The War of the Worlds, by…

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May 24: World Affairs Council, Dallas Ft. Worth

Annie Jacobsen spoke to a lively and worldly group of Texans — members of the World Affairs Council of Dallas Forth Worth — who braved tornado warnings, hail stones, and a major lightening storm to come on out and hear the history of Area 51.

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May 23: Popular Mechanics’ author Q&A

Popular Mechanics‘ Earl Swift writes, “In her new book, Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base, Annie Jacobsen delves into the nuclear tests and secret aircraft development on the carefully guarded federal preserve in Nevada. But the book’s most memorable passages detail Area 51’s legacy as…

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May 23: KGO radio & ABC News in San Francisco, followed by book signing at the Commonwealth Club

Gil Gross hosted Annie Jacobsen on San Francisco’s popular radio show KGO Newstalk AM 810, followed by an event at book signing at the Commonwealth Club. Jacobsen also visited with KGO-TV, ABC-7.

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May 22: Nat Geo debuts “Area 51 Declassified”

National Geographic Channel’s “Area 51 Declassified,” debuted on May 22nd. The hour-long documentary is based on several chapters in Annie Jacobsen’s new book Area 51 and is a terrific way to hear more from the Cold War heroes whose stories inform the narrative. To find out the next primetime airing of…

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May 22: Cape Cod Times: “[I]f you wanna read a book this summer guaranteed to blow your mind, ‘Area 51’ is the book for you.”

In “Area 51 mystery reaches to the Cape,” Cape Cod Times reporter Sean Gonsalves profiles Colonel Richard Leghorn, a central character in what Gonsalves says “can be regarded as the definitive book on Area 51.” Here’s an excerpt from the piece: “After years of research, interviews with dozens of former…

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May 21: Fox & Friends

Fox & Friends hosted Annie Jacobsen to discuss spy planes, atomic tests and the myriad of conspiracy theories surrounding Area 51.

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May 20: Fox News Happening Now

This segment featuring the author on Fox News Happening Now has some great old CIA footage of Area 51, which appears in the Nat Geo Channel documentary.

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May 19: Fox News Radio, Alan Colmes

Download the podcast of Annie Jacobsen discussing Area 51 with Fox News Radio host Alan Colmes.

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May 19: MSNBC Morning Joe

The author discusses her book with Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Pat Buchanan.

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May 18: Spy Museum Exec. Director: “This is the most gripping book on intelligence I’ve read this year.”

The premier of National Geographic Channel’s documentary “Area 51 Declassified,” based on Annie Jacobsen’s book, premiered at the International Spy Museum in Washington D.C. Signing books at this event with Annie Jacobsen were Ed Lovick, T.D. Barnes, Richard Mingus and Ken Collins. It was a full house, filled with plenty of…

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May 18: TIME “Trending Now”

Area 51 as Cold War Espionage: Believable or Conspiracy Theory? “Journalist Annie Jacobsen has shocked even the most devoted conspiracy theorists with claims regarding a U.S. military installation in the Nevada desert, known as Area 51. The base, which is 75 miles north of Las Vegas, has been discussed for…

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