Siskoid is joined by political sciences expert Elyse Hamel (from oHOTmu or NOT) to discuss Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country through the lens of the Cold War metaphor. How do the Klingons relate to the Soviet bloc of the film’s era? Get your dose of political history right here on Gimme That Star Trek!
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“Star Trek Theme” by Alexander Courage, with the Irredeemable Shagg on vocals. End theme: “Deep Space Nine Theme” by Dennis McCarthy.
Bonus clips from: “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” by Nicholas Meyer, starring Leonard Nimoy, Brock Peters, Paul Rossilli, George Takei, and Grace Lee Whitney.
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