TITLE

Jurassic President

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
New Republic;3/20/2006-3/27/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 10/11, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the life and career of author Michael Crichton, but focuses on the influence he has on President George W. Bush, due to arguments he propounds in his novel "State of Fear." In the book, Crichton argues that the threat of global warming is exaggerated. During a meeting on environmental issues in 2005, Crichton and President Bush were said to be in near-total agreement. The writer doubts the wisdom of allowing a science fiction writer to have influence on matters of scientific fact.
ACCESSION #
20212884

 

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