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Did Tom Colbert and his team find DB Cooper?

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Offline Parrotheadvol

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Re: DB Cooper Case Closed? & Other Productions
« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2016, 09:16:35 AM »
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I wonder if the FBI will say anything after the show in the following days? they have contacted them, so I'm curious to see if they will make any comments about the suspect. it would be nice, but I'm guessing that not a peep will come out of them  :'(

The FBI, the detractors. coming this fall to a theater near you!  O0 O0 O0 (according to the gripe site anyway  8))

I doubt it. I think after the Marla deal, the FBI is done publicly commenting on suspects. I think the next public thing they say regarding a suspect is: "We got our man". Until that day comes, if it ever comes, I doubt they address any suspects.
 

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Re: DB Cooper Case Clsoed? & Other Productions
« Reply #31 on: July 08, 2016, 11:16:25 AM »
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Side Bets

The FBI's response to the History Channel/Tom Colbert/James Forbes breaking the case will be:

1. Nothing official from James Comey.

2. Tacit approval by a non-response to Tom Fuentes' support for the TC/JF suspect.

3. Curtis Eng will say nothing.

4. In celebration for solving the case, the FBI will close off 3rd Street in Seattle and host a block party, with entertainment from Pearl Jam

Unfortunately, I can not participate in the "side bets" as I would nail every point. However, here are a few of the new history Channel teaser videos:







« Last Edit: July 08, 2016, 11:22:20 AM by EVickiW »
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« Reply #32 on: July 08, 2016, 12:06:54 PM »
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Side Bets

The FBI's response to the History Channel/Tom Colbert/James Forbes breaking the case will be:

1. Nothing official from James Comey.

2. Tacit approval by a non-response to Tom Fuentes' support for the TC/JF suspect.

3. Curtis Eng will say nothing.

4. In celebration for solving the case, the FBI will close off 3rd Street in Seattle and host a block party, with entertainment from Pearl Jam

Unfortunately, I can not participate in the "side bets" as I would nail every point. However, here are a few of the new history Channel teaser videos:





Very interesting words from RH.
 

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« Reply #33 on: July 08, 2016, 01:57:39 PM »
Both good video's. it was nice of them to run the story with Donna. Ralph is getting on with time. hope he can be contacted again.

Future is uncertain ? 
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« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2016, 03:30:55 PM »
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Both good video's. it was nice of them to run the story with Donna. Ralph is getting on with time. hope he can be contacted again.

Future is uncertain ?


Another promo video just released:


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« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2016, 05:36:27 PM »
Very cool stuff! Thanks, Vicki, for posting.

A couple of thoughts:

1. Dona. Her interview is classic Dona. What she said and how she said it, is the Dona Elliott I knew and loved. Her son, Bryan Woodruff, is also pictured, briefly, in the video clip, slouched behind the bar. The guys interviewing her are Tom Fuentes - the FBI AD - and Billy Jensen, who looks like he hadn't washed his hair since he interviewed me on September 25.

2. Ralph. The interview must have taken place in his new home. He moved into Woodburn over the past year, according to JT, and he lives near his daughter. Ralph looks like he is sitting in his old blue-leather recliner and his guests are on the couch I sat in for my interview. I loved this interview. It was great TV - and RH smiled! That's a first. I trust that the HC paid him his $2,100 fee for a video shoot. I particularly enjoyed hearing that RH doesn't think any of the touted suspects are viable. I agree completely. Again, its Tom F and Billy J doing the interviewing.

3. I Made the Cut! I heard my voice, saying "DB Cooper knew more about the 727 than the pilots," which comes just before Tina says that the skyjacker was "rather nice."

4. So, Vicki - You're the Sweetheart of the Rodeo for this show, eh? You can pick the full "Over-Under" - cool.

5. Although I never met Billy Mitchell, I recognize the voice. So, he's in the docu AND talking. That's a first. I'd love to know how that came about. Shall we start betting on what it takes to get certain people on screen? Or is that just too tacky...

6....speaking of which, it is beginning to leak out what HC had to do to get the information it wanted. One researcher told me he was "paid very well" for his information. As for me, well, I got a great chocolate cake for all of my contributions. I'll love seeing what informational value HV puts on cake.
 

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Re: DB Cooper Case Closed? & Other Productions
« Reply #36 on: July 08, 2016, 06:07:23 PM »
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Very cool stuff! Thanks, Vicki, for posting.

A couple of thoughts:


4. So, Vicki - You're the Sweetheart of the Rodeo for this show, eh? You can pick the full "Over-Under" - cool.

5. Although I never met Billy Mitchell, I recognize the voice. So, he's in the docu AND talking. That's a first. I'd love to know how that came about. Shall we start betting on what it takes to get certain people on screen? Or is that just too tacky...

6....speaking of which, it is beginning to leak out what HC had to do to get the information it wanted. One researcher told me he was "paid very well" for his information. As for me, well, I got a great chocolate cake for all of my contributions. I'll love seeing what informational value HV puts on cake.

Yes...I was confided in and could win the bet. I have known "the suspect" for about a month. Tom Colbert used me for some research.

Yes...You did see William Mitchell. My Facebook has a photo with Mark and me with Mitchell on a lunch date before I taped.

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« Reply #37 on: July 08, 2016, 06:41:01 PM »
This particular thread is well-titled: "Other Productions," and I'd like to address a growing issue within this Forum and Cooper World in general as more producers call more people looking for a cool angle on DB Cooper.

There are two aspects to this issue, and they seems to related. One is the Morality of Hollywood, if there is just a thing. Perhaps we should be looking at the absence of ethical integrity in Hollywood, and why none of it seems to exist. For me, and my observation of others, is that the allure of fame and celebrity status is too intoxicating. I'm a junkie in that regard, although I like to think I'm in recovery. The thrill of sitting in front of a camera, mic'd up is sublime. Spending two hours on Skype calls with a team of producers (re: cute babes from Hollywood) being asked what I know about DBC and what I think might make a good TV show is nearly beyond my ability to control myself.

Now, many others are being exposed to the same intoxicants, and here is the second play: For those who read this Forum, participated in the DZ, or just read my book - well, you certainly know much of what I know about Norjak. Some of you even have a ton o' phone numbers for Cooper Principals since many of those contact numbers I got from you!

I sense a shift is happening. Hollywood is beginning to shop around for its best informational deals. What can we get for free, seems to be the modus operandi. And then they clamp down on the giver by insisting on a non-disclosure, confidentiality agreement. Maybe if you insist, you'll get a birthday cake.

I've begun to push back against "Hollywood," my general term to include all the producers around the world - in London, NYC, Japan, and elsewhere. I want to be paid for my time and knowledge. In that regard I'm getting like Himmelsbach.

Further, I insist on fill accreditation.

Plus, I won't sign any boiler-plate non-disclosure agreements without a detailed discussion of what I can do, what I can say, and where I will say it. I insist that my private communications are just that: private. My phone calls and emails are off-limits, and what I say and communicate is my business, not anyone else's. As for posting here, the Mountain News, or writing about in books and magazines elsewhere, well, I do recognize that certain boundaries have to be drawn to protect everyone's proprietary interests, but it is clearly a murky business. As I have written elsewhere, it's a question of fairness. I don't want to steal or dampen anyone's thunder. But I do feel it is reasonable to expect an investigative reporter of Norjak to talk about DB Cooper projects in development in general terms. We've just got to find a way to do that reasonably.

So, I'm putting my foot down. Since no one is willing to send me cash, or guaranteeing screen time and promotion of my book, I'm not talking. I'm not sharing my rolodex, I'm not outlining strategies to talk with Tina, Alice, Flo, Rataczak, Andy, Curtis, et. al. I'm not Skypeing without a check for $75/hour. Prepaid.

But others might. So be it.

In the meantime, I'm working on the 3rd Edition, and my intention is to make it worthy of a Pulitzer Prize. I want to see DB Cooper and the FBI placed in book stores, especially the Hudson News airport kiosks, standing right next to David McCullough's The Wright Brothers.

So, don't cry for me Argentina, I'm setting my sights on a loftier goal.
 

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« Reply #38 on: July 08, 2016, 06:45:02 PM »
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Yes...You did see William Mitchell. My Facebook has a photo with Mark and me with Mitchell on a lunch date before I taped.


Ah, lunch with Billy. You ARE the Sweetheart of the Rodeo.

BTW: I think you've done a commendable job of protecting HC's interests, while sharing tidbits that we find delicious! I would struggle mightily to do the same.
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« Reply #39 on: July 08, 2016, 06:49:52 PM »
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So, I'm putting my foot down. Since no one is willing to send me cash, or guaranteeing screen time and promotion of my book, I'm not talking. I'm not sharing my rolodex, I'm not outlining strategies to talk with Tina, Alice, Flo, Rataczak, Andy, Curtis, et. al. I'm not Skypeing without a check for $75/hour. Prepaid.

But others might. So be it.


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« Reply #40 on: July 08, 2016, 07:09:31 PM »
Just called Billy to see if he would like a copy of DB Cooper and the FBI. Also, to see if his participation in the HC docu heralds a change of heart and a willingness to talk openly in public.
 

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« Reply #41 on: July 08, 2016, 07:11:14 PM »
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So, I'm putting my foot down. Since no one is willing to send me cash, or guaranteeing screen time and promotion of my book, I'm not talking. I'm not sharing my rolodex, I'm not outlining strategies to talk with Tina, Alice, Flo, Rataczak, Andy, Curtis, et. al. I'm not Skypeing without a check for $75/hour. Prepaid.

But others might. So be it.


Do we all need agents now  :)) :)) :)) :)) :))

I'm happy to be your agent, Shut. I'd even be willing to be your publicist - and I'll make you the same deal I offered to Tina and the Dormuths: I'll work for free. You only have to tell me once, everything that you know.

Deal?
 

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« Reply #42 on: July 08, 2016, 07:13:08 PM »
Bruce wrote: In the meantime, I'm working on the 3rd Edition, and my intention is to make it worthy of a Pulitzer Prize. I want to see DB Cooper and the FBI placed in book stores, especially the Hudson News airport kiosks, standing right next to David McCullough's The Wright Brothers.

So, don't cry for me Argentina, I'm setting my sights on a loftier goal.


Reaching high is always a good thing Bruce, but if you are serious about being considered for any kind of prize I suggest you omit the remote viewing content, and any Ramtha stuff. Just my opinion. You have a Constitutional right to include it all. 

An autographed copy of your book now is displayed prominently in my personal Cooper Museum, which is just one shelf devoted to memorabilia. I have rigged my genuine 727 annunciator panel to periodically flash the AIRSTAIR DOOR warning light. It lights up the lucite frame which holds my Cooper twenty.

I'll be happy if the show identifies Cooper, but I have my doubts. Tom Fuentes may be a retired agent but FBI blood still flows in his veins. if he thought that DB Cooper had been positively identified, an arrest would surely follow. He is an interesting guy. Worked his way up from street cop to a very high ranking FBI position, Asst. Director.

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« Reply #43 on: July 08, 2016, 07:19:39 PM »
Ah, 377, we still need to figure out whether to attach "D" rings to the remote viewing chapter or not, eh? Ironically, I will be going to my first Ramtha retreat in ten years next week, and will be missing the HC docus. Sigh.

But RSE has stocked copies of DB Cooper and the FBI, so I'll look and see if they're selling.

If I do get the Pulitzer, maybe Barnes and Noble will issue a special edition with disappearing ink for those who wish to eradicate Chapter 38.
 

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« Reply #44 on: July 08, 2016, 07:20:39 PM »
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Do we all need agents now  :)) :)) :)) :)) :))


Vicki might...