Chat with Dr. John Mack

An online text-based “live chat” with Dr. Mack hosted by the SciFi Channel’s website in 2002 during the promotion of the Steven Spielberg-produced mini-series “Taken”.

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Alien Concepts: An Interview with Dr. John Mack

by Andrew Lawler

John Mack’s research into alien abductions has thrust him far out of the academic mainstream, yet the Harvard psychiatrist and his Program for Extraordinary Experience Research soldier on, constructing a “science of the sacred.”

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Aliens Among Us

by Joe Eich-Bonni, Boston’s Weekly Dig

John E. Mack is a Doctor of Psychiatry and a professor at Harvard University. At 71 years old he might have retired by now, but he’s a doer and always has been. After attending Harvard’s Medical School he went on to found the Psychiatric Department at Cambridge Hospital. And somehow, while exemplifying himself in his chosen field of study, particularly within the realm of studying repressed and screen memories associated with family trauma, he found the time to win a Pulitzer Prize for a biography he penned on T.E. Lawrence. Yes, that would be Lawrence of Arabia. However, it would not be his Pulitzer Prize, or his founding of a respected psychiatric department, or his list of academic credentials with one of the most storied universities in the world, that would gain him his greatest degree of recognition. No, it would be something far more unexpected, strange, and what some might even consider bizarre.

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Q & A with Dr. John Mack

by Sean Casteel

When Pulitzer Prize-winning Harvard psychiatrist Dr. John Mack released his first book on his research into alien abduction, entitled simply Abduction, in 1994, it was major news in many different quarters. That a doctor and author with such impressive credentials should take seriously the stories told by people who claimed to have been taken by aliens from the normal plane of reality into another quite different plane, something a large segment of the academic establishment generally regarded as tabloid newspaper drool, was very important to the UFO community, who now felt they had an ally in their battle for “scientific respectability.”

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Whitley Strieber Interviews John E. Mack, M.D.

Transcript of a radio interview conducted by New York Times bestselling author Whitley Strieber on Sunday November 14, 1999 on occasion of the publication of Dr. John Mack’s second book on the alien encounter experience, Passport to the Cosmos.

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John Mack and Stanton Friedman interviewed by Philip Adams

Brisbane, Australia
October 1996

Philip Adams: We were to have a very solemn and serious discussion on life on Mars but our next guest or our proposed, hypothetical guest had to dodge a Russian spacecraft which was re-entering our atmosphere so what were we to do?

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Alien Enlightenment: An Interview with John Mack

by David J. Brown

An expanded version of this interview appears in David Jay Brown’s 2005 book of interviews from St. Martin’s Press, titled Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse: Contemplating the Future with Noam Chomsky, George Carlin, Deepak Chopra, Rupert Sheldrake, and Others. That book merges the original 1996 interview with a more recent interview conducted on January 20, 2004. Below is the original version of the interview which does not contain the newer material.

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