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Congress / Stem Cell Research #791451

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 29, 2005
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(Studio: Mika Brzezinski) Report introduced.

(Studio: Randall Pinkston) President Bush's historic showdown with Congress over easing restrictions on stem cell research examined. [BUSH - speaks against the bill & the destruction of emerging human life.] [Brookings Inst. Thomas MANN†- comments on the impact of a possible presidential veto.] [On "This Week," Senator Arlen SPECTER - backs the research.] The question of whether there are enough votes to override the veto discussed.

(Studio: Mika Brzezinski) Report introduced.

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The promotion in California of stem cell research examined; details given about the state's climate of acceptance for the research. [Stanford University school of medicine Dr. Robert JACKLER†- comments on the field's superstars.] [California Inst. for Regenerative Medicine Robert KLEIN†- says researchers need to know their funds won't be cut off.] [Center for Genetics & Society Richard HAYES†- cites the instinctive response of liberals.] [Bay Area Council president Jim WUNDERMAN†- says there could be another gold rush to the region.]

Brzezinski, Mika;
Pinkston, Randall;
Blackstone, John

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