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Carl Sagan on Extraterrestrials

Chris Higgins
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In October 1985, Studs Terkel sat down to interview Carl Sagan. Snippets of that interview were turned into this Blank on Blank video. Sagan discusses extraterrestrial life, religion, and Earth's place in the universe (spoiler: nowhere special). Enjoy, and take a sip of your beverage every time he says "billions":

Check out this Blank on Blank page for a full transcript, plus more audio outtakes from the interview.