Science and Politics

Science and Politics

Sixty distinguished scientists last month criticized the Bush administration for how it uses scientific information in making policy, how it handles the selection of scientists for federal advisory panels, and other scientific issues. The...

Sixty distinguished scientists last month criticized the Bush administration for how it uses scientific information in making policy, how it handles the selection of scientists for federal advisory panels, and other scientific issues. The current and former director of the federal Office of Science and Technology Policy join Diane to talk about this statement and the questions it raises.

Guests

Dr. John Marburger

Director,
Office of Science and Technology Policy

Dr. Neal Lane

former Presidential Science advisor and former director of the National Science Foundation

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