Reagan's Son Urges More Stem Cell Research

Ron Reagan calls for easing restrictions on stem cell research at the Democratic National Convention

Ron Reagan calls for easing restrictions on stem cell research at the Democratic National Convention in Boston. Reuters hide caption

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Ron Reagan at the Democratic National Convention.

Ron Reagan at the Democratic National Convention. Reuters hide caption

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Ron Reagan, son of the late former president Ronald Reagan, calls for the expansion of research on embryonic stem cells in an impassioned speech Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention. The cells potentially promise to cure a wide range of illnesses. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Joe Palca.

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