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Cosmic Minute: Star Trek – Two Firsts for Science Fiction

21 Mar 2014, 00:45 UTC
Cosmic Minute: Star Trek – Two Firsts for Science Fiction
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Could you see Star Trek breaking two barriers when you first watched?

Nichelle Nichols describes to Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of StarTalk Radio, the impact of Star Trek both on the sci-fi genre and as a societal pivot point in the struggle against racial and gender inequality.
If you like this track, check out the whole StarTalk Radio “A Conversation with Nichelle Nichols” episode at http://www.startalkradio.net/show/a-conversation-with-nichelle-nichols/.

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