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When machines can answer any question, are there some questions that shouldn't be asked? Based on a story by Murray Leinster, this episode of X Minus One originally aired on December 28, 1955.

X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.

Future past: hear more classic science-fiction dramatizations.
©2006 Radio Spirits Inc. (P)2006 Radio Spirits Inc.

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"[X Minus One] brought current SF to radio, providing adaptations of many excellent new stories and thus allowing the public to appreciate the best science fiction available at the time." (Michael Ashley, The Time Machines: The Story of the Science-Fiction Pulp Magazines)

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  • 12-03-2019

Big Brother?

Not quite Big Brother, but definitely an ahead of it's time warning about the internet, our dependence on it, and it's dangerous intrusion into it lives. Well worth a listen.

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