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  1. “2001: A Space Odyssey”: What It Means, and How It Was Made | The New Yorker

    Fifty years ago, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke set out to make a new kind of sci-fi. How does their future look now that it’s the past?

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/04/23/2001-a-space-odyssey-what-it-means-and-how-it-was-made

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  2. The Film Programme — 2001: A Space Odyssey

    As 2001: A Space Odyssey is re-released in cinemas, Francine Stock presents a special edition on Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece. ‘My God, it’s Full of Stars’ were the last words of Dave Bowman before he journeyed through the Stargate, according to writer Arthur C. Clarke but it’s an apt description for this edition of The Film Programme. Francine journeys through time and space to uncover the mysteries of this 1968 classic. Searching for the mind of HAL. and lost alien worlds among the delights of the Stanley Kubrick Archive at London’s University of the Arts. Joining Francine on her voyage of discovery are 2001 chronicler Piers Bizony, former urbane spaceman Keir Dullea and the woman who built the moon! Other voices include production designer Harry Lange, make-up genius Stuart Freeborn, editor Ray Lovejoy, all now so much stardust, as well as those of lead ape ‘Moonwatcher’ (Dan Richter) & Stargate deviser Douglas Trumbull. Open the Pod Bay Doors HAL!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/film

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  3. Arthur C. Clarke, Alvin Toffler, and Margaret Mead on Man’s Future

    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?

    Length–54:18

    http://www.sfoha.org/arthur-c-clarke-alvin-toffler-and-margaret-mead-on-mans-future/

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  4. Space Dog Podcast Episode One

    Something special for our first podcast.

    This episode features Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Lester del Rey, Frederik Pohl, and Gordon R. Dickson. Wow! five major SF writers. Four of them Science Fiction Grand Masters. And how they B.S. together. It’s wonderful to hear.

    This was recorded in 1976 for the Ballantine Science Fiction Hour.

    From the Science Fiction Oral History Association archive.

    http://www.spacedogpodcast.com/space-dog-podcast-episode-one/

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  5. Rendezvous With Rama — Episode 2

    By Arthur C Clarke, dramatised 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?

    Episode 1: http://huffduffer.com/adactio/3213

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  6. Rendezvous With Rama — Episode 1

    Mike Walker’s dramatisation of the novel by Arthur C Clarke, set in the 22nd Century.

    When the mysterious space object known as Rama appears in the solar system, the crew of the SV Endeavour are sent to investigate.

    Episode 2: http://huffduffer.com/adactio/3418

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