Superwomen of 60s TV (11 tv items)
"Nichelle Nichols - Lieutenant Uhura
It wasn't enough to have a Russian ensign, a Japanese lieutenant and an alien first mate, this series pulverized stereotypes by including an African female communications officer who could translate the dialects of space aliens. As it turned out, it wasn't too difficult for them to seek out new life and new civilizations, usually there was a new planet-load of trouble every week. Uhura beamed down with the boys often enough, and sometimes she got to kick al"