The fifty-year mission : the complete, uncensored, unauthorized oral history of Star Trek : the first 25 years / Edward Gross & Mark A. Altman
BOOK | Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press | 2016. | First edition.
Available at North Courthouse (791.4575 G)
xv, 560 pages ; 25 cm
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Foreword / Seth MacFarlane -- What a long strange trek it's been / Mark A. Altman -- Reflections on the trek of a lifetime / Edward Gross -- Dramatis personae -- Birth of a (trek) nation : "Let's make sure that history never forgets ... the name ... Enterprise." -- Uncaged : "It's like nothing we've encountered before." -- These were the voyages : "Sometimes pain can drive a man harder than pleasue." -- Family feud : "One day our minds became so powerful we dared think of ourselves as gods." -- Boldly going : "In every evolution there is one man with a vision." -- The end of the beginning : "To survive is not enough ... to simply exist is not enough." -- Life after death : "We've been through death ... and life together." -- Reanimated : "You can no more destroy this ship than I can change color." -- Lost in space : "Let me do something!" -- The next phase : "Aren't you dead?" -- Slow motion : "I need you ... badly." -- Khan game "I reprogrammed the simulation so that it was possible to save the ship." -- In search of : "The word is no ... I am therefore going anyway." -- A whale of a tale : "There be whales here." -- God complex : "What does God need with a starship?" -- Up the academy : "I am a graduate of Starfleet Academy; I know many things." -- The final roundup : "Only Nixon could go to China."
An incisive, no-holds-barred oral history, told exclusively by the people who were there during the first 25 years of Star Trek, in their own words, sharing the inside scoop they've never revealed before, unveiling the oftentimes shocking true story of the history of Star Trek, and chronicling the trials, tribulations--and tribbles--that have remained deeply buried secrets--until now.
Altman, Mark A.