Alien abductions are not new. There are famous cases, such as Betty and Barney Hill, Travis Walton, and Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker. However those are probably not the norms but rather the exception. It is likely that the majority of UFO abductions are not reported for various reasons. We are thankful to have people such as Dr. John Mack is willing to risk their professional reputations by openly discussing these UFO abductions on national television. In the interview below you can see Dr. Mack sharing his knowledge with the Today Show audience in 1999.