George Takei portrayed the character Sulu on the original Star Trek in the 1960s. He was in town to promote a book. It happened to be the most newsworthy thing that day so my editor sent me out to cover it. I was determined to not simply do another “Sulu” story or to give him free publicity for his book. I made it hard on myself but I wanted to find an original angle. (1:11)
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