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The Promotion of Excellence in Research: the Experience of the National Science Foundation, Text Slide 4 of 31

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Slide words: “...we must have plenty of men and women trained in science, for upon them depends both the creation of new knowledge and its application to practical purposes.”

“...we must strengthen the centers of basic research which are principally the colleges, universities and research institutes.”

Slide image: On the left is the cover of a report entitled, “Vannevar Bush: Science – The Endless Frontier”
The following words are at the bottom of the cover:
“National Science Foundation
40th Anniversary
The cover image shows perspective lines in the lower section below the horizon line, above which is a glowing area and a sky full of stars.

Credit: National Science Foundation

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