Dr. Moira Gunn interviews Dr. John Gibbons, Science Advisor to President Clinton, Director of the White Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Executive Director of the National Space Council. This week's program is a full-hour interview which covers just what the Science Advisor does, how Science and Technology Policy is communicated from the President to the various agencies, and how policies and directives become implemented within the Federal Government. The topics include the technology initiative, information superhighways, upcoming decisions on the space station, and the future of nuclear fusion research.
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