Manuscript/Mixed Material Martians! draft script for Cosmos episode 5

About this Item

Title
Martians! draft script for Cosmos episode 5
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Created / Published
1979
Subject Headings
-  Astronomy
-  Sagan, Carl
-  Mars (Planet)
-  Science fiction
-  Outer space--Exploration
-  Viking Mars Program (U.S.)
-  Cosmos (Television program)
-  Astronomy--Popular works
-  Wells, H.G
-  Burroughs, Edgar Rice
-  Goddard, Robert Hutchings
-  Lowell, Percival
-  Rocketry
-  Manuscripts
Genre
Manuscripts
Notes
-  Handwritten and typewritten voice-over scripts for the initial sequence of episode 5 of Cosmos, "Blues for a Red Planet." These focus on Mars as a "mythic arena" where imaginative science and science fiction have each shaped our understanding of the planet. Sagan discusses H.G. Wells and Edgar Rice Burroughs fictional writings about Martian life and civilization, Percival Lowell's work on Martian canals, the Viking Mars exploration program, and Robert Goddard's work on rocketry.
Medium
Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
Source Collection
The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
Repository
Manuscript Division
Online Format
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IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Martians! draft script for Cosmos episode 5. 1979. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000033/.

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1979) Martians! draft script for Cosmos episode 5. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000033/.

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Sagan, Carl. Martians! draft script for Cosmos episode 5. 1979. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000033/>.