Science and Technology Policy for the Bush Administration

Guests: Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY) Chairman, Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives New Hartford, New York Rita Colwell Director, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia Donald Kennedy Former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (1977-1979) President Emeritus and Bing Professor of Environmental Science, Stanford University Editor-in-Chief, Science, Washington, DC It's three months into George W. Bush's presidency, and many top science posts remain vacant. The president recently reversed a campaign promise to seek cuts in carbon dioxide emissions, and some science agencies face significant funding cuts under his proposed budget. This hour, we'll take a look at the science and technology policy decisions facing this Administration.

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