Vannevar Bush's 1945 Report on Government and Science

Peter Strohschneider reexamined Vannevar Bush’s ideas on the relationship between government and science. The talk was followed by a panel… read more

Vannevar Bush's 1945 Report on Government and Science Peter Strohschneider reexamined Vannevar Bush’s ideas on the relationship between government and science. The talk was followed by a panel discussion. In 1945, American engineer, inventor, and World War II science administrator Vannevar Bush submitted a report to President Truman titled, Science, The Endless Frontier. The report had been commissioned by President Franklin Roosevelt and called for coordinated government support of science in the future. close

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Vannevar Bush's 1945 Report on Government and Science

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Berkeley, California, United States
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Sep 23, 2017 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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