Prophets of Science Fiction: Robert Heinlein DVD

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SKU: DC024741
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 42
Copyright: 2012

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Considered the Father of modern social science fiction, writer Robert Heinlein crafted groundbreaking works that continue to challenge the social aspects of technology and science today. Heinlein's works address themes of patriotism and duty while stressing the importance of personal freedom and expression. His science fiction creations Starship Troopers and Stranger in a Strange Land continue to ask the question: what is freedom? The program looks into the many different works of Robert Heinlein and how those stories have helped mold the future of social technology. NOTE: This program contains content that may be disturbing to some viewers. Please preview before showing in class.