Jason Pontin on Problem Solving

Jason Pontin talked about his article, “You Promised Me Mars Colonies. Instead I Got Facebook,” and he responded to… read more

Jason Pontin talked about his article, “You Promised Me Mars Colonies. Instead I Got Facebook,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The magazine piece details the waning ability of the U.S. over the preceding 50 years to solve some of the country’s biggest problems, such as pollution, traffic, and curing cancer, and some of the reasons for the difficulties.

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles. close

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

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Dec 26, 2012

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  • Dec 26, 2012 | 9:15am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 26, 2012 | 9:37am EST | C-SPAN 1
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