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What We Don’t Know About The Father of Sci-Fi

10/26/2021 | 17m 12s

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H.G. Wells is a name that is synonymous with the creation of what we now know as science fiction. But his career as an SF author was pretty short. Wells wrote dozens of novels, most of which weren’t science fiction. Wells was an influential thinker - not just for the genre of science fiction, for science’s relationship to the culture at large.

Aired: 10/26/21 | Rating: NR

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