February 4, 2009 on Channel 7
From Today Tonight:
Scientology has denied for decades that it preaches stories about aliens infecting humankind.
In a world exclusive, Today Tonight has aired founder L Ron Hubbard explaining the story of Xenu the alien.
It's been scientology's most fiercely guarded secret - but not any more.
In this audio tape, the founder of the organisation says: "there is a base on this planet and it so shredded away as to be hardly recognisable."
The tape was recorded in 1968 as Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard gave a lecture to the faithful. Read more