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First hour: Journalist-author Christopher Bollyn, one of America’s leading 9/11 researchers, discusses his new book The War on Terror: The Plot to Rule the Middle East. An excerpt:
“Arnon Milchan, a senior Mossad operative who was later involved in the smuggling of nuclear trigger devices, made a film in 1978 that depicted how such an attack (i.e. 9/11 -ed.) might occur. In Milchan’s first movie, The Medusa Touch, an airliner flies into the Pan Am Building in New York City, exploding in a ball of fire. In 2000, Rupert Murdoch, Milchan’s business partner, made The Lone Gunmen, a television film in which a remotely-controlled airliner was flown into the World Trade Center. To film the sequence of the plane flying toward the World Trade Center Murdoch’s crew actually used a helicopter to fly the approach to the Twin Towers in 2000. It would be very interesting to know who was involved in the filming of this scene which became real six months after the film aired in March 2001. I would suspect that this filming was actually part of the final planning for the 9/11 attacks.” (p.58)
|On the set of Israeli nuclear spy and Hollywood godfather Arnon Milchan’s first film, The Medusa Touch
Second hour: Graeme MacQueen’s new article “9/11: The Pentagon’s B Movie” bolsters Bollyn’s hypothesis that the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were basically an Arnon Milchan & Associates sequel to The Medusa Touch. (Or, more accurately, that The Medusa Touch was a prequel to the long-planned blockbuster B movie, 9/11.) While Professor MacQueen doesn’t point the finger at any particular filmmaker, he does show how 9/11 was “filmic,” i.e. experienced as a film, and apparently designed to be experienced that way. We may therefore surmise that filmmaking professionals were involved.
But whereas Bollyn follows Joel Stein’s lead in “Who Runs Hollywood? C’mon” and suggests the 9/11 B movie was produced by a Tinseltown that is almost totally controlled by people with a passionate attachment to the state of Israel, Graeme MacQueen explores the American military and CIA presence in Hollywood and suggests that these folks were probably calling the shots.
|Condi Rice asked: “Who could have imagined?” Arnon Milchan could have…and did – in his first film