The Dark Files , an investigative special exploring the decades-old conspiracy theories of mind control, time travel and extraterrestrial experiments in Montauk, premiers on The History Channel at 10 p. Friday, Sept. Filmmaker Chris Garetano, who previously released a documentary on the subject, teams up with former CIA operative Barry Eisler, journalist Steve Volk and others to explore Camp Hero, a decommissioned military base where the experiments were rumored to have been conducted on kidnapped children in what is known as The Montauk Project. The story, fueled in large part by Preston Nichols, who published a book series on the subject, inspired Stranger Things , the hit Nexflix series returning for season two on Halloween.
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Check out the lineup of new movies and shows streaming on Netflix this month, including Season 5 of " Lucifer. See the full list. The Dark Files is an investigative docu-drama chronicling former CIA operative Barry Eisler, award-winning journalist Steve Volk, and documentarian Christopher Garetano's exploration into the mythologies, conspiracies and accusations that surround Camp Hero, an abandoned military base in Montauk, Long Island. Looking for something to watch? Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. Release Dates. Official Sites. Company Credits.
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In a phone interview on Friday, Mr. Garetano explained how he furthered his investigation, and how the History special will be different from his documentaries. Garetano said. It largely focused on the men who wrote a series of books about what allegedly took place at the Air Force base, which is now Camp Hero State Park. Preston B. Garetano said he felt the Nichols books were embellished quite a bit, and esoteric.
The story of the Montauk Project originated in the Montauk Project series of books by Preston Nichols which intermixes those stories with stories about the Bulgarian Experiment. Stories about the Montauk Project have circulated since the early s. Preston Nichols also claims that he was periodically abducted to continue his participation against his will. The primary topic of the Montauk Project concerns the alleged activities at Montauk Point. These scientifically nonsensical concepts, which have no credible basis in reality, even include the idea of "a hole ripped in space-time" in Both Peter Moon and Preston Nichols have encouraged speculation about the contents; for example, they wrote, "Whether you read this as science fiction or non-fiction you are in for an amazing story" in their first chapter, [ citation needed ] describing much of the content as "soft facts" in a Guide For Readers and publishing a newsletter with updates to the story.