Transcript: Earth Views-Bach | Jul 09, 1999

(Classical music plays)

A satellite clip shows views of the Earth.

(Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" plays)

Captions read "There are no passengers on "Spaceship Earth, we are all crew... Marshall
McLuhan." "God likes girls and tomorrow and the Earth... E.E. Cummings."
"There is nothing new under the Sun... Ecclesiastes." "Life is too short...
Bart Gold." "I want to be alone... Greta Garbo." "Dream as if you'll live forever,
live as if you'll die today... James Dean." "the optimist thinks this is the best of
all possible worlds, the pessimist fears it is true... Robert Oppenheimer."
"Planet Earth is blue, and there's nothing I can do... David Bowie." "Keep on truckin'...
Robert Crumb." "I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world...
Albert Einstein." "Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out alive... Bugs Bunny."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams... Eleanor Roosevelt."
"The game isn't over until it's over... Yogi Berra."

(Bach ends in the flourish)

The end credits roll.

Executive Producer, Rudy Buttignol.

Producer, Murray Battle.

Editor, Michael Morningstar.

In collaboration with NASA, CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY and YORK UNIVERSITY.

A Production of TV Ontario. 1998.

Watch: Earth Views-Bach