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Old January 20 2008, 05:56 PM   #56
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Re: Teaser a Slight to Kirk?

Ptrope said:
I mean, if they insist on entwining the new film with our contemporary history and space program, what would be more appropriate than hearing JFK throwing down the challenge?

It'd be confusing in so many ways. For one thing, the uneducated would assume that Star Trek took its iconic phrase from a Kennedy speech, and the educated wouldn't really see the point in putting words in his mouth.

But you know what would have been cool? If they had Bruce Greenwood record Kennedy's line.
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