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What Can Science Do for the President?

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Science  14 Nov 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5904, pp. 1052
DOI: 10.1126/science.1165661

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In Sputnik's Shadow. The President's Science Advisory Committee and Cold War America. By Zuoyue Wang. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 2008. 477 pp. $49.95. ISBN 9780813543314.

Through his examination of the functioning and effectiveness of the U.S. President's Science Advisory Committee, Wang explores the evolution of scientists' roles in executive policy-making during the 1950s and 1960s.