The Evolution of Science Fiction - It Came from Riverside (Ep. 2)

7/13/2012; 6 minutes

The expansive Eaton Collection reflects the history and evolution of the science fiction genre, with particular emphasis on the shift from hopeful, utopian themes that demonstrate society's inherent faith in technology, to a bleaker, dystopian view in the wake of Word War II and the dawn of the Atomic Age. (#24060)

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