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The World of Star Trek.

Author: David Gerrold
Publisher: New York : BenBella Books, Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They said it couldn't be done! A science fiction show on national television? The network didn't believe it would work. It was the 1960s. Would the public accept a nonhuman hero with demonic pointed ears? A black female lieutenant? Impossible!BUT STAR TREK LIVES!This is the story of a phenomenon?a story as strange and wonderful, in its way, as the Enterprise's trip through space. Even the power of the networks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Television programs
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gerrold, David.
World of Star Trek.
New York : BenBella Books, Inc., ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Gerrold
ISBN: 9781939529572 1939529573
OCLC Number: 869641100
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (397 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Introduction to The 1984 Edition; Introduction; Part One The First World of Star Trek-Gene Roddenberry'S Dream; Part Two The Star Trek Family-The People Who Made The Enterprise Fly; Part Three The Star Trek Phenomenon-Saving Star Trek; Part Four Star Trek-The Unfulfilled Potential; Part Five The Return of Star Trek; Summation; Author's Note; About the Author.

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They said it couldn't be done! A science fiction show on national television? The network didn't believe it would work. It was the 1960s. Would the public accept a nonhuman hero with demonic pointed ears? A black female lieutenant? Impossible!BUT STAR TREK LIVES!This is the story of a phenomenon?a story as strange and wonderful, in its way, as the Enterprise's trip through space. Even the power of the networks couldn't stop it. And so Star Trek went on to make entertainment history. Here is the complete inside story of what happened behind the scenes.

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