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2. Setting S&T Goals

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Voyages of Discovery,

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The Process of Setting S&T Goals,

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The Players in the Process,

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3. The Need for Long-Term Goals: Selected Illustrations

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Environment and Natural Resources,

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Health and Social Welfare,

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Economic Performance,

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The S&T Base,

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The Role of a National Forum,

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4. Recommendations

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National Forum on Science and Technology Goals,

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Role of Congress,

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Role of the Congressional Support Agencies,

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Role of OSTP and OMB,

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Role of the Federal Departments and Agencies,

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5. Goal-Setting, S&T, and Society: A Look at the Future

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Making Better Choices,

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Persistent Challenges,

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A Shared Burden,

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Notes and References

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Members of the Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology and Government

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Members of the Advisory Council, Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology, and Government

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Members of the Task Force on Establishing and Achieving Long-Term S&T Goals

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