National Medals of Science and Technology

President Bush made remarks and presented National Medals of Science and Technology to several distinguished Americans. Kenneth J. Arrow,… read more

President Bush made remarks and presented National Medals of Science and Technology to several distinguished Americans.

Kenneth J. Arrow, Stanford University; Stanford, Calif., for his contributions in the field of economics.

Norman E. Borlaug, Texas A&M University; College Station, Texas, for breeding semi-dwarf, disease-resistant high-yield wheat and instructing farmers in its cultivation to help ease starvation.

Robert N. Clayton, The University of Chicago, for his contributions to geochemistry and cosmochemistry that provided insight into the evolution of the solar system.

Edwin N. Lightfoot, University of Wisconsin, for research in how the body controls insulin levels and oxygenates blood.

Stephen J. Lippard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for research in bioinorganic chemistry, including the interaction of metal compounds with DNA.

Phillip A. Sharp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for his genetic research, including his role in discovering the discontinuou close

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Program ID:
191181-1
Category:
White House Event
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Ceremony
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 13, 2006 | 3:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Feb 13, 2006 | 3:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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