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Presidential Science Advisors:
Perspectives and Reflections on Science, Policy and Politics

Table of Contents

 

Part I Overview and Critique of Presidential Science Advising: Introduction

1

Science, Politics, and Two Unicorns: An Academic Critique
of Science Advice
David H. Guston

 

Part II The Science Advisors in Their Own Words

2

Science Advice in the Johnson White House
Donald Hornig

3

Science, Politics and Policy in the Nixon Administration
Edward David, Jr.

4

Science and Technology in the Carter Presidency
Frank Press and Philip M. Smith

5

Policy, Politics and Science in the White House (The Reagan Years)
George A. Keyworth II

6

Science Advice to President Bill Clinton
John H. Gibbons

7

Threats to the Future of US Science and Technology
Neal Lane

8

Science Advice in the George W. Bush Administration
John H. Marburger III

 

Part III A View from the Hill: Introduction

9

Science Advice in the Congress?
Radford Byerly

10

Science, Policy and Politics: A View from Capitol Hill
(Twenty Years of Schoolin’ and They Put You on the Day Shift)
Robert Palmer

 

Part IV Synthesis and Critique

11

The Rise and Fall of the President’s Science Advisor
Roger Pielke, Jr. and Roberta Klein

 

Appendix

 

Index