The Edward U. Condon Affair
Back in 1967, the founder of the UFO Group and his minions challenged the appointment of Edward U. Condon to head up the Colorado University UFO study for the United States Air Force.
The concern was that Condon had lost an earlier security clearance (because of Communist leanings and affiliations) and would have access to Top Secret government documents and material.
Had the effort been successful, the UFO study would have been given to someone else and the results changed for the better (as far as “ufology” goes).
Here are the documents pertaining to the thrust to oust Condon at the time: