Citizens Against UFO Secrecy (CAUS)

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Citizens Against UFO Secrecy (CAUS)

An activist organization founded in 1977 to make public government data on UFOs. It has made numerous Freedom of Information requests, filed suits, and investigated UFO reports and published its findings. The organization was originally established by W. Tod Zechel, Brad Sparks, and Peter Gerstein, but since 1998 is headed by Gerstein. Currently the organization is responsible for an online daily e-mail newsletter, Caus & Effect. Address: 8624 E. San Bruno, Scotsdale, AZ 85258. Website:


Clark, Jerome. The UFO Encyclopedia. I, UFOs in the 1980s. Detroit: Apogee Books, 1990.

Fawcett, Lawrence, and Barry J. Greenwood. Clear Intent: The Government Coverup of the UFO Experience. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1984.