June 7, 2020

1. A Private Little Vietnam

1. A Private Little Vietnam

Welcome to the first episode of THE SANCTUARY, a Star Trek Politics & Economics Podcast.

Star Trek: The Original Series debuted in 1966 amidst a decade that served as a powder keg of political and racial tension, much of the former built around US...

Welcome to the first episode of THE SANCTUARY, a Star Trek Politics & Economics Podcast. Star Trek: The Original Series debuted in 1966 amidst a decade that served as a powder keg of political and racial tension, much of the former built around US intervention in Vietnam, with the country drawn into a bloody, intractable conflict which raged for a decade. In this premiere episode of The Sanctuary, host Tony Black is joined by guest, author & critic Darren Mooney, to discuss how TOS engages with Vietnam through the prism of four key episodes from the 1960's: City on the Edge of Forever, A Private Little War, The Omega Glory & Let That Be Your Last Battlefield, to try and understand how the series reflects and tries to understand the Vietnam War in context with American politics and society. Host / Editor Tony Black Guest Darren Mooney wemadetreks.com / Twitter: @wemadetreks Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wemadetreks Facebook listeners group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/187757018496597/ wemadethispod.com Twitter: @wemadethispod