Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/19

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Subject: [Leica] Arthur C. Clarke
From: sonc.hegr at (Sonny Carter)
Date: Wed Mar 19 13:04:33 2008

  According to the Associated Press:

 Science-fiction writer, inventor and futurist Arthur C. Clarke has died.

 Clarke died early Wednesday after suffering from breathing problems, the
Associated Press reported. He was 90 years old. He suffered from post-polio
syndrome and was confined to a wheelchair toward the end of his life.

 Clarke wrote more than 100 sci-fi books, including "2001: A Space Odyssey."

 He is credited with coming up with the idea for the communications
satellite and predicting space travel before rockets were even test fired.

Also on topic:

Leica Photography Vol. 7, No. 2, Summer, 1954 Issue profiled Leica
Photographer Arthur C. Clarke

An interesting anecdote on  "Lewis and Clarke"
Natchitoches, Louisiana

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