The Founding of the National Academy of Science

A look at the development of a national science infrastructure in America. In this discussion held at the Library of Congress,… read more

A look at the development of a national science infrastructure in America. In this discussion held at the Library of Congress, panelists talk about the establishment of the National Academy of Sciences in 1863, and look at how the U.S. government has supported Science and education. This conference was hosted by the Carnegie Corporation of New York in cooperation with the Association of Public Land Grant Universities and the National Academy of Sciences. It’s about an hour and 30 minutes. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
306754-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 18, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2012

Airing Details

  • Aug 18, 2012 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2012 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2012 | 8:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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