The Politicization Of Science

October 13, 2006

Scientists are often called on to advise the government in the process of making policies, but a growing number of scientists complain that the Bush administration has suppressed and distorted scientific findings when they conflict with the administration's political agenda. Today on Focus, Dr. Francesca Grifo joins us to discuss the potential consequences of this clash between science and politics.

Guest: Dr. Francesca Grifo (Senior Scientist; Director of Scientific Integrity Programs with the Union of Concerned Scientists)