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The Frankenfood Myth?
Recorded: Tuesday, December 13, 2005
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For millennia, farmers all over the world have bred crops for their resistance to disease, productivity, and nutritional value. Today, few topics have the power to inspire as much international furor and misinformation as the development and distribution of genetically altered foods.
Experts: Bruce N. Ames, Henry I. Miller Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Agriculture, Business, Environment, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Science
Michael Crichton on States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
The late Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear, along with a panel of distinguished scientists, examine the increasing politicization of science.
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Experts: Sallie Louise Baliunas, Michael Crichton, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology
David Theroux on KTVU2 on the War on Terror
Recorded: Friday, July 8, 2005
David Theroux addresses rising terrorism concerns following bombings in London and Madrid and the need for an exit strategy for the Iraq war in a KTVU Channel 2 report.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Terrorism and National Crises
Alvaro Vargas Llosa on the Latin American Left
Recorded: Friday, April 29, 2005
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa discusses the rise of the Latin America left on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Latin America
David Theroux on KTVU2 on Government Taxes and Spending
Recorded: Friday, April 15, 2005
David Theroux discusses the breakdown of U.S. government tax spending and reducing the burden placed on taxpayers in a KTVU Channel 2 report.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes
Ivan Eland on CNN on the Color Coding Alert System
Recorded: Wednesday, December 24, 2003
Ivan Eland takes a critical look at the Department of Homeland Securitys color coding terror-alert system in an interview with Lou Dobbs Tonight on CNN.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Terrorism and National Crises
Fred Singer on Climate Change
Recorded: Friday, June 27, 2003
Originally aired on 06/27/03 on CNN. Dr. Fred Singer, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute discusses the political nature of the global warming debate.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Politics, Science
Alex Tabarrok on Organ Donors
Recorded: Wednesday, June 4, 2003
Alex Tabarrok on CSPANs Washington Journal discusses how to increase the amount of organs available for organ transplant surgery.
Experts: Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Television Issues: Free Market Economics, Health Care