Who is Rod Serling?
Rodman Edward Serling
December 25, 1924 – June 28, 1975
An American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science-fiction anthology TV series, The Twilight Zone. Serling was active in politics, both on and off the screen, and helped form television industry standards. He was known as the “angry young man” of Hollywood, clashing with television executives and sponsors over a wide range of issues including censorship, racism, and war. More at Wikipedia.
Rod warns of overxposure to “perpetual office-seekers, the posturing push-button products of politics built out of plastic and cigar smoke.”
"If you want to prove that God is not dead... first prove that man is alive." —Rod Serling, urging his audience to be intent on changing the world. AS [...]
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