Transcript for Area 51 Government Base Confirmed
expose the got father of all conspiracy theories, that mystery in the nevada desert. Area 51, the stuff of hollywood science fiction, is apparently real. Here's abc's nick watt. Reporter: For nearly 60 years the government denied this place even existed. Sounds odd, but I'm gonna call it the most famous secret base in the world. An epicenter of alien intrigue. Featured in "independence day." There is no area 51. That's not entirely true. ReporteMULDER AND Scully visited one dark night. Area 51. Classified experiments involving extraterrestrial technology. Reporter: Now, for the first time, the u.S. Government has released cia documents showing a map of the secret base in the nevada desert with area 51 not redacted. Dun, dun, dah! So this might be one step on the road to finding out really what has gone on there? Yes. But I wouldn't expect it's ever going to involve aliens. Reporter: Okay. Area 51 has launched a thousand conspiracy theories. Some say the roswellens were brought here for reverse engineering. Other it is say the moon landing was shot here on a sound stage. And hundreds who saw spy planes flying unbelievably high in the sky called in ufo sightings. The newly declassified documents relate to that u2 spy plane program. But, I'm afraid, no mention of UFOs WHATSOEVER. Will this staunch the flow of conspiracy theories? Yeah, right. Nick watt, abc news, los angeles.
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