David, did you ever read Chariots of the Gods? I WANTED to believe that stuff. It was fun!
! I agree.
In the 1960s, we had a talk show host on WOR Radio,
called Long John Nebel, who filled his 5 hour nightly show
with those concerns.
He was a very entraining raconteur whose many guests
were presented material of that nature qua outter space
(we had not yet been to the Moon), time travel
and other interesting topics.
I believe that Erich von Däniken was among his guests.
Lee Harvey Oswald also applied, but was not accepted.