In recent years there have been numerous scandals involving government agencies, businesses, and cover-ups. Unfortunately, none of this is new. Whether it’s the government or a corporation, it seems that there is always something to hide. Get ready because these are 25 Most Disturbing Government Secrets (Revealed).
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In the 1950's there was an operation called Project Sunshine. The Federal government wanted to study the effects of nuclear weapons testing. To accomplish this, they secretly stole over 900 samples from dead bodies without notifying or getting permission from the families or next of kin.
On January 3, 1961 a B-52 bomber accidentally dropped two hydrogen bombs over Goldsboro, North Carolina. One of them failed but the other was armed and ready to explode. The only reason it didn’t was because of one of its 4 safety switches.
John F Kennedy’s brain was lost before it could be autopsied.
In the 1990's, the US government researched an actual “gay bomb”...as in a bomb that would make people gay. (Just look up “gay bomb” and you’ll get plenty of info.)
The soviet biological weapons program suffered an anthrax leak that was never fully cleared up (Sverdlovsk anthrax leak).
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