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Posts Tagged ‘Gene Roddenberry’

Roddenberry Letter To Be Auctioned

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

A letter from Gene Roddenberry to Miss Judy Thomases, written on March 9, 1973, will be auctioned off this Saturday in England.

As reported by The Examiner, the letter, in which Roddenberry answered several questions from the correspondent, spoke about the fans of Star Trek and took credit for the development of Spock as a sex symbol.
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Sackett On Humanism In Star Trek

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Susan Sackett, former executive assistant to Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, will be speaking in Indiana this weekend on behalf of humanism.

As reported by www.reporter-times.com, Sackett will be appearing this weekend in Bloomington and Indianapolis, where she will discuss “Humanism in Star Trek.” “Gene Roddenberry was a humanist and this is a good way to tie the two topics together,” said Sackett, who worked for Roddenberry from 1974 until his death in 1991. (more…)

Roddenberry: Dad Would Love Star Trek XI

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

According to Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry Jr., only son of Gene and Majel Barrett Roddenberry, Star Trek XI would have received a strong thumbs up from his father.

As reported by Mania.com, in the first part of a two-part interview, Rod Roddenberry explained that his father had been ready to hand the reins of Star Trek over to someone new. “I think he would love it,” said Roddenberry. “I think he would put his arm around J.J. [Abrams] and hand over the keys, so to speak. He would say, ‘This baby is yours.’” (more…)