Short story “Farewell to the Master” by Harry Bates. Cold War paranoia. 50s.
Humanoid and otherwise. Sex with aliens? Alien life from Mars, Venus, or maybe even moons of Jupiter.
Everybody smokes. Letting your kid go around town with strange men. Independent women of the 50s. More smoking.
Emray Klaatu naruat macro proval brarato lukto denso implikit yavo tarri axell plakatio baringa degas.
Gort’s real concerns. Who is the real master? Open source space police operating systems.
The atomic energy scene in the 50s. Great power and great responsibility.
Whoever carries the biggest stick seems to be right.