Re: Star Trek and the Sixties

John Baky (
Thu, 18 Jan 1996 13:17:07 -0500


Apropos of your interest would be John Hellmann's American Myth and the
legacy of the Vietnam War and James William Gibson's The Perfect
War:Technowar and Vietnam. Yours is a subject about which much has been
written. Perhaps it would be easier if you could say what you have read so far.

>At 12:58 AM 1/15/96 -0500, you wrote:
>>Hello, I am a student in San Diego, and I am writing an Extended Essay
>>(thesis paper) on Star Trek and its impact on 1960s America. What I am
>>looking for are books related to the 60s, but not necessarily to Star
>>Trek. If anyone knows of good introductory texts (preferably by academic
>>historians) about the Sixties in general, or the Vietnam War/Civil Rights
>>Movement in particular, I would appreciate any help you could render.
>>Thanks so much for your help
>>Eric Ries
>>"It is by will alone I set my mind in motion"
>Hello Eric:
>I have a wonderful text that may be of interest to you. It is by Edward
>Morgan and is entitled THE 60's EXPERIENCE. It has a left leaning aspect
>about it and it very insightful and descriptive of various topics of the
>1960's. Good luck.
>Chris Olenik
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