National Press Club


November 28, 2006

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Run time: 59 minutes

Michael Crichton talked about his novel, Next, published by HarperCollins, warning that the future is closer than we think. He said the book describes the genetic world as "fast, furious, and out of control." He described recent scientific leaps in the study of genetics and talked about the possibility of gene manipulation curing drug addiction. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. Michael Crichton is the author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear.