Isaac Asimov interview on 90 Minutes Live – 1978
Isaac Asimov interviewed by fellow scientist David Suzuki on the CBC program 90 Minutes Live. The interview begins with Asimov talking about his life and early ambition and the start of his writing career. Asimov talks about his limiricks and recites a few of his off- color ones. They talk about the science fiction writers he admires,the characteristics of science fiction writers and about them as predictors of the future at a time when science and innovation progress so rapidly. Suzuki asks him to respond to a series of topics,such as space colonies, extra terrestrial life, farming the ocean, nuclear fusion, nuclear war, and black holes.This is a fascinating, wide ranging interview that includes the humour of Asimov’s limericks.