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A Martian Tale for Earthlings

The Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL) , October 10, 2004


As the first professional storyteller ever hired by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Syd Lieberman said his job is to document the emotion and drama of the Mars expeditions. But he also wants to teach scientists how to tell their own stories through an innovative approach developed by the space agency and the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough, Tenn.

"The story is about people, their humanity, their involvement in doing this incredible thing," said Lieberman, 60. "With voice, body and words, I have to make that come alive and convey the feeling I got when I talked to [NASA scientists]."

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