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Isaac Asimov : 10-20-1976

Title

Isaac Asimov : 10-20-1976

Interviewer

Gregory Fitz Gerald

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Description

The science fiction writer Dr. Isaac Asimov begins the interview by reading “Insert Knob A in Hole B” from his anthology Nightfall and Other Stories. He continues the interview by discussing sociological aspects of science fiction. He then talks about how he came back to science fiction after writing nonfiction for several years, the evolution of his writing style, and the evolution of science fiction in general. Asimov then discusses the controversy behind genetic engineering, gives advice to beginning science fiction writers, and concludes the interview by discussing his works in progress.

Date of Forum

10-20-1976

Season

9

Length of Video

59:17

Document Type

Video

Isaac Asimov : 10-20-1976

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