Isaac Asimov Interview 1985
Isaac Asimov interviewed by Charlie Rose in 1985. The topic is robots. He talks about his predictions of the impact that robots will have on the work force and society. Asimov also tells of his long career as a writer, his work routine, and about his interests and personal life.
Halley’s comet, which was due to pass Earth the next year, was the subject of a recent book and he explains its significance as a scientific discovery and in people’s imagination.
Other topics are the disappearance of the dinosaurs, the Star of Bethlehem, his thoughts on religion, the Bible, the life of Jesus, and other founders of religions.
Charlie Rose asks Asimov what scares him about the future and the first answers are nuclear war and over population. The interview concludes with Asimov telling who was the greatest influence on him.