When the mysterious space object known as Rama appears in the solar system, the crew of the SV Endeavour are sent to investigate. Arthur C. Clarke’s novel won both the Hugo and Nebula awards upon its release.
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Rendezvous with Rama, Episode 1, 2009.03.01, BBC4, Written by Arthur C. Clarke, Adapted by Mike Walker
Written by Arthur C. Clarke and adapted by Mike Walker. What is the secret at the heart of the space object known as Rama and why, years after the event, has Commander William Norton never spoken about what he found there?
What does the future look like from the past? This exciting program with three people that could not better represent the intelligentsia of futurism circa 1970. This recording is from a radio program called “Sound on Film”, a series on films and the people who make them. This episode is entitled “2001–Science Fiction or Man’s Future?” Recorded May 7th, 1970. Joseph Gelman is the moderator.
At the time of this recording Arthur C. Clarke had recently collaborated on the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey with Stanley Kubrick. Alvin Toffler’s mega-influential book, Future Shock, is about to be published. And Margaret Mead is the world’s foremost cultural anthropologist.
An intriguing conversation that still has relevance today.
2001–Science Fiction or Man’s Future?