All over the US, there are conspiracy theories big and small.
UFOs are at the center of popular conspiracy theories throughout the US, especially in Roswell, New Mexico; Flora, Mississippi; and Area 51, Nevada.
Some people believe there is more to the story around the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis and President John F. Kennedy in Dallas.
There’s an organization in Alaska that studies the upper atmosphere, but there are people who believe the facility caused the Joplin, Missouri, tornado and other devastating weather events.
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Just as every state has its own urban legends, many have controversial conspiracy theories.
Throughout the US, there are people who believe the government, large organizations, or secretive companies are hiding the truth from the public. These conspiracists strive to uncover the “truth” behind some of the biggest news stories, from supposed UFO sightings to the JFK assassination to the Kentucky Derby.
These are the wildest and most bizarre conspiracy theories from around the US.
Some people believe the American military installation Area 51 is researching and experimenting on aliens and their spacecraft.
The famous Area 51 in the Nevada desert is a military installation at the Nellis Military Operations Area. But the base quickly became known as the most secretive military site in the world because it does not exist on any map or government website, leading many to craft conspiracy theories.
Some believe Area 51 is researching and experimenting on aliens and their spacecraft. More specifically, people think they are studying a crash that happened near Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947. Others theorize that the moon landing was staged at Area 51.
The government has said the facility is used to test experimental aircraft for the military.
Some believe that Truman Capote wrote Harper Lee’s famous novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
Truman Capote and Harper Lee both grew up in Alabama and were childhood friends. They each went on to become celebrated authors. Capote wrote his crime story “In Cold Blood” and Lee the great American novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
While Capote went on to write numerous books, Lee published only one other book in her lifetime, leading some to believe that Capote wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird,” according to CNBC.
In a 2010 documentary, Lee’s sister, Alice C. Lee, denied the accusation, saying Capote had been jealous of her sister’s success.
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, but some think there is more to the story.
On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. stepped out onto his balcony at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, and was shot. The civil-rights leader died at the Memphis Hospital at 39 years old. The killer, James Earl Ray, was caught and pleaded guilty a year later. However, many people, including King’s own children, do not believe Ray acted alone.
Some believe the FBI or the Ku Klux Klan were …read more
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