Milton William Cooper, who hosted the radio program The Hour of the Time from 1993 to 2001, devoted so much of his career to peddling such outlandish conspiracy theories that Cooper’s defining moment as an alternative media personality – his prefatory speculations and subsequent commentary on the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks of September 11th – is all the more surprising and strikingly tragic.
Victor Thorn’sConspiracy Hall of Fame has this to say about the trailblazing conspiracy theory maven:
Law enforcement officials riddled Bill Cooper’s body with bullets on Nov. 5, 2001. He died a martyr and a patriot. His groundbreaking underground classic, Behold a Pale Horse, stands as the single most important book that launched our modern-day conspiracy movement. Painting with an ambitiously broad brush, Cooper boisterously addressed the Rothschild banking family, alien bases and agreements with the U.S. military, CIA drug trafficking…
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