Matter Stream 17: The Star Trek Stamp / by Trek fm

Bill Kraft.

Convincing the US Postal Service to issue a stamp honoring Star Trek seemed like an easy task. After all, few things have entrenched themselves in our culture like Star Trek. But as Bill Kraft quickly found out in 1985, getting the Postal Service to even consider the subject required a near act of divine intervention. In this episode of Matter Stream we’re joined by Bill to talk about the campaign he led, the formation of the committee and their efforts, and the 14-year journey that eventually gave us the 33-cent Star Trek stamp. 

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Running Time: 44 minutes 58 seconds



Host

Christopher Jones

 

Guest

Bill Kraft

 

Show Notes

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