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Discovery Institute

The Discovery Institute is a non-profit public policy think tank based in Seattle, Washington, best known for its advocacy of the pseudoscience intelligent design . Its "Teach the Controversy" campaign aims to permit teaching of anti-evolution, intelligent-design beliefs in United States public high school science courses alongside accepted scientific theories, positing that a scientific controversy exists over these subjects. Wikipedia*

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Discovery Institute has hosted 9 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2007 Speech. The year with the most events was 2008 with four events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2009 with an average of 2,633 views per video. Most appearances with Logan Gage (2), John C. Wohlstetter (2), Stephen C. Meyer (2). Most common tags: Religious Issues, Science & Technology.

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    Science and Public Policy

    The Heritage Foundation and the Discovery Institute co-hosted a panel discussion about science and public policy, and what…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan

    Gene Kopelson talked about Dwight D. Eisenhower’s behind-the-scenes mentoring of Ronald Reagan, and the pivotal role the former president…

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    Sleepwalking with the Bomb

    John Wohlstetter talked about the threat of nuclear weapons today and discussed what can be done to safeguard against the…

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    Signature in the Cell

    Stephen Meyer talked about his book Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design (HarperOne; June 23,…

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