Jonathan Berman is a medical researcher for UT Health San Antonio. He studies kidneys, how they work and their role in hypertension. He likes his work and is generally happy to focus on it, but in late 2016 something was bothering him. He saw that science was being derided, ignored and taking a backseat to politics. That pissed him off.
Hear how the March for Science got its start on a couch at a cult compound outside San Antonio.
This story was recorded at the March 6, 2018 edition of Worth Repeating, with the theme "As Luck Would Have It." Follow Worth Repeating on Twitter @WRepeating or connect with us via email firstname.lastname@example.org.