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The Heinlein Society

The Heinlein Society exists to preserve the legacy renowned writer Robert Anson Heinlein left us in novels, essays, speeches, and short stories that remain as fresh as ever. We need your help to do it.

We intend in Heinlein’s words to “PAY IT FORWARD,” since we can never pay back the benefits we got from him, by spreading the wisdom of Robert Anson Heinlein to others.

Robert Heinlein giving bloodThe Heinlein Society has established programs to:

Promote Heinlein blood drives.

Award scholarships to worthy young people.

Provide educational materials to teachers and librarians.

Promote scholarly research and overall discussion of the works and ideas of Robert Anson Heinlein.

Thank you H4H program.

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Thanks to the H4H program.

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Heinlein For Heroes Ships 199 OVER 997 Books!

We honor Veterans’ Day today, November 11th, with the announcement that the Heinlein For Heroes program has shipped 199 over 350 10,000 books directly to our military personnel and their families! This November 11th… think about making a donation of … Continue reading

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Heinlein For Heroes Donations Pour In!

Since our launch at LoneStarCon August 29, 2013 donations are starting to flood in, books and cash for books, to go to our troops and veterans! But we need more. We started with a legacy gift of $1000. Since then … Continue reading

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Heinlein Society at LoneStarCon

The Heinlein Society at LoneStarCon 3 The Heinlein Society participated at LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention, held in San Antonio, TX, August 29th-September 3rd . The Society shared a table in the exhibit area of the con … Continue reading

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Announcing: HEINLEIN FOR HEROES

Heinlein For Heroes is a program for placing books, especially Heinlein books, into the hands of active military personnel—particularly those deployed—and into the hands of veterans in veterans’ hospitals. Organizations already exist who identify military commands and hospitals with a … Continue reading

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Are YOU a COWARD?

Join the Heinlein Society PARTY at LonestarCon. We’re celebrating 50 years of traveling Heinlein’s GLORY ROAD. If you’re going to the World Science Fiction Convention, join us FRIDAY at 8:30 pm (room to be announced), for dragons, goodies, books, quizzes, … Continue reading

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Own Heinlein’s Bed!

How would you like to own Heinlein’s ‘second-best’ bed? Ebay auction coming during LoneStarCon! Robert Heinlein designed and built this bed with attached side tables for himself and his wife, Ginny. After Ginny’s passing in 2003, the bed came to … Continue reading

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The Heinlein Maneuver

Was Heinlein right or wrong in his descriptions of planetary orbits and spaceship maneuvers? Hard science fiction author, and astronautical engineer, G (Gerald) David Nordley takes a look at the Heinlein Maneuver from The Rolling Stones. Continue reading

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Readercon Blood Drive – Saturday, July 13

Blood Drive info at: readercon.org/information.htm On Saturday, the American Red Cross Bloodmobile http://www.redcrossblood.org/ will serve Readercon for the first time for a Heinlein Society Blood Drive! Your consistent support over years means so much, especially during midsummer. Thank you! The … Continue reading

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Remembering Robert Heinlein, 25 Years Later

May 8, 2013 marks 25 years since the passing of Robert A. Heinlein. Rather than a cause of sadness, this milestone reminds us of the strength and lasting impact of Heinlein, his wisdom, and his works, and how they are, … Continue reading

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Heinleins’ Adopted Granddaughter, Medical Inventor

The Heinleins’ Adopted Granddaughter Invents Medical Product by Deb Houdek Rule  “When your hero adopts you at age 12, there’s little that seems out of reach.” —Amy Baxter, M.D. Amy Baxter, the Heinleins’ adopted granddaughter, is gaining renown as the … Continue reading

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Chattacon 2013 First Time Blood Drive

KC Charland shines as our new blood drive coordinator for the Society at Chattacon in Cahattanooga, Tennessee.  Blood Assurance, the service provider she chose, says, “We were very pleased with the drive overall, and the willingness of the donors to … Continue reading

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Heinlein Reader’s Discussion Group Thursday 12-07-2000 9:00 P.M. EST Take Back Your Government

Heinlein Reader’s Discussion Group Thursday 12-07-2000 9:00 P.M. EST Take Back Your Government Click Here to Return to Index Here Begin The A.F.H. postings The Robert A. Heinlein Reading Group Notice of Meeting   Date: Thursday, December 7, 2000, 9 … Continue reading

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ТРАСТОВЫЙ ФОНД, ОТВЕТСТВЕННЫЙ ЗА ПРЕМИЮ ХАЙНЛАЙН

ВИРЖИНИЯ ХАЙНЛАЙН In English 1916 – 2003 Виржиния Герстенфелд (Virginia Gerstenfeld) закончила Университете Нью-Йорка в 1937 году и работала химиком вплоть до начала Второй мировой войны. Она служила лейтенантом в Военно-морских силах США, будучи сначала сотрудником Бюро аэронавтики, а затем … Continue reading

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John Tilden – Society Treasurer

John Tilden, known as JT on the long-running Heinlein Forum (now on Facebook), has stepped in to serve as a board member of the Heinlein Society and as Treasurer. John was born in New York and currently resides near Baltimore, … Continue reading

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Chicago-sf.org Double Star Book Discussion

Chicago-sf.org will be having a book discussion of Double Star by Robert Heinlein September 15, 2012 at 2pm in the Oak Park Public Library. “One minute, down and out actor Lorenzo Smythe was — as usual — in a bar, … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting

Our by-laws, adopted by the Board of Directors in 2002, and as amended, require that the board conduct an annual general membership meeting each year during the time and at the place of the annual World Science Fiction convention, when … Continue reading

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