Embryonic Stem Cell Research

The witnesses testified about whether or not it is ethical to use human embryos for research. Senator Specter explained that stem… read more

The witnesses testified about whether or not it is ethical to use human embryos for research. Senator Specter explained that stem cells can grow into any kind of bodily tissue; therefore, the stem cells have the potential to aid in the treatment a wide variety of diseases. The witnesses also described what the human embryos can be used for in treating diseases. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Arthur Caplan Professor University of Pennsylvania->Center for Bioethics
  • Richard Doerflinger Representative National Conference of Catholic Bishops->Policy Development Office
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Embryonic Stem Cell Research

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Program ID:
116037-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 2, 1998
Last Aired:
Dec 6, 1998

Airing Details

  • Dec 02, 1998 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 1998 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 1998 | 10:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 1998 | 4:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 06, 1998 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
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