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PASADENA– Lecture & Book Signing: Space Patrol: Missions of Daring
April 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm$15
PASADENA– Relive the thrilling days of early live TV as journalist Jean Noel Bassior, author of Space Patrol: Missions of Daring in the Name of Early Television, takes you behind the scenes of this ground-breaking series that paved the way for science fiction film and TV. Before Star Trek, there was Space Patrol, a wildly popular 1950s TV show shot live at ABC. It was a time when just about anything could happen live on air – and did – before millions of views. It was also a time when compassionate heroes like the Lone Ranger and Space Patrol’s Commander Buzz Corry were revered; when role models you could trust showed up, “same time, same station,” in your living room, teaching life lessons you never forgot. If you grew up with early TV or want to explore its elusive magic, you’ll hear real-life stories from those thrilling days of yesteryear and get a chance to share your own memories in this interactive talk. Tickets include light refreshment and entrance to the exhibition Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, & Southern California starting at 6:00pm. Advance ticket purchase is required and available online at https://spacepatrol.brownpapertickets.com/ *Tickets: Members $10; General $15 Tuesday, April, 17, 2018, 6:00pm @ Pasadena Museum of History Pasadena Museum of History 470 W. Walnut Street Pasadena, California 91103-3594 To purchase tickets, go to Brown Paper Tickets, https://spacepatrol.brownpapertickets.com/ For more information, go to www.pasadenahistory.org or contact Erin MacLean, Visitor Services Coordinator, 626-577-1660, ext. 26, firstname.lastname@example.org Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, & Southern California is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant from California Humanities.