Save the Miracle Machine

This video illustrates the May 5, 2017, Washington Post commentary by IAS Trustee Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, and Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University, describing the competitive advantage of the United States in innovation, borne from its historic support of what they call "two interlocking engines": public sector support for basic research and private sector support for applied research.

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