Deborah Wince Smith

President of the Council on Competitiveness

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President of the Council on Competitiveness, a think-tank representing CEOs, university presidents, and labor leaders which helped open the debate on competitiveness with its Innovate America report in late 2004

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After the Soviet Union fired the first satellite into orbit, a crash program led the US to revolutionize science and technology.

President Bush's American Competitiveness Initiative

After the Soviet Union fired the first satellite into orbit, a crash program led the US to revolutionize science and technology.

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