Smithsonian’s The Real Story: Star TrekOctober 17th, 2013
The Smithsonian Channel’s series, The Real Story, takes a look at the truth behind Star Trek, including Gene Roddenberry’s original ideas, the birth of the Trekkie fan base, and Star Trek’s lasting legacy in both entertainment and science. With guests including the show’s producers and stars, including Leonard Nimoy and Rod Roddenberry.
It’s fascinating to hear from Herb Solow, the television executive who first heard Gene Roddenberry’s pitch for Star Trek.
You can stream the full episode on the Smithsonian Channel’s site.