National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Engineering
Institute of Medicine
National Research Council
Office of News and Public Information
September 21, 2000

Running Time: 1:03:27
Format: RealAudio (Requires free RealPlayer)

In recent years, we have seen rapid changes in the issues coming before our nation's president that rely on expert judgment in science and technology. The fundamental importance of science and technology in driving our economy is more apparent than ever before.


Speakers:
Mary Good, Dean, Donaghey College of Information Science and System Engineering, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; Managing Member, Venture Capital Investors, Little Rock; Former Undersecretary for Technology at the U.S. Department of Commerce under President Clinton and Chair of the National Science Board under President Bush; and Chair, Panel on Ensuring the Best Science and Technology Presidential Appointments Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy. John McTague Vice President for Technical Affairs, Ford Motor Co. (retired), Montecito, Calif., and Acting Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Reagan.