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Mary Sue Coleman National Press Club Speech on Innovation and Collaboration

University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman's Not Your Father’s Space Race Address to the National Press Club, March 7, 2006:

"Many of you here have seen the latest studies and publicized their ominous findings. The best minds in our country — business leaders like Norm Augustine of Lockheed Martin and Rick Wagoner of GM, university presidents like Shirley Tilghman of Princeton and John Hennessy of Stanford — are profoundly concerned that we are at risk as a nation if we do not commit to more innovation, more math and science, and more basic research."

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