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Some threads: Possible plot for a short novel : note
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Subject Headings
-  Sagan, Carl
-  UFOs
-  Unidentified flying objects
-  Science fiction
-  Ideas riding
-  Washington, D.C
-  Central Intelligence Agency
-  CIA
-  National Security Agency
-  NSA
-  Extraterrestrial intelligence
-  Manuscripts
-  In this document, Carl Sagan outlines a plot for a science fiction novel. The outline involves the CIA and the NSA investigating UFOs. The tentative conclusion of this novel is "There is, probably on a small scale, a secret effort in Washington to examine the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence." From Carl Sagan's "ideas riding" files, a play on "ideas writing." These files contain a running set of initial concepts for various writing projects.
Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
Source Collection
The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
Manuscript Division
Online Format
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Sagan, Carl. Some threads: Possible plot for a short novel: note. 1973. Manuscript/Mixed Material.

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Sagan, C. (1973) Some threads: Possible plot for a short novel: note. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Sagan, Carl. Some threads: Possible plot for a short novel: note. 1973. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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