President Obama Remarks at National Academy of Sciences

President Obama spoke to researchers and scientists about the importance of investing in scientific research and innovation even while the… read more

President Obama spoke to researchers and scientists about the importance of investing in scientific research and innovation even while the country went through economic hardships. He talked about the impact of the budget sequester on the scientific community, at one point joking that National Academies of Sciences volunteer scientists were needed because “we have no money anyway.” He also talked about protecting peer review systems and investing in research beneficial to tax payers. The president spoke at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences in celebration of its 150th anniversary. close

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312426-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2013
Last Aired:
May 2, 2013

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  • Apr 29, 2013 | 11:20am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Apr 29, 2013 | 3:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Apr 29, 2013 | 11:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2013 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 2013 | 9:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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