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I should have said "technical writing in movies", since my other
favorites involve the output, not the writers. I do remember there
being a line in "Apollo 13" something like "We've got it figured out.
Now we need to document it!" which made me cheer.
On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 12:57 PM, GeneK<gene -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> Well, it isn't exactly technical writers, though they certainly were good
> technical communicators. The team that developed the procedure was all
> engineers and technicians.
> Gene Kim-Eng
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Janet Swisher" <jmswisher -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Thanks for sharing that, Gene. "Apollo 13" is one of my favorite
> examples of technical writers in the movies, because they help to save
> the crew, and it's based on real life history.
> Also, this transcript demonstrates the importance of always knowing
> where your towel is.
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