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Michelle Obama and Nancy Reagan to lunch on Wednesday

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WASHINGTON--Former First Lady Nancy Reagan will lunch with First Lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday, the East Wing just confirmed. Mrs. Reagan will be at the White House on Tuesday afternoon when President Obama signs the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Act in the Diplomatic Reception Room. June 5 marks the fifth anniversary of his death.

Mrs. Reagan tells Vanity Fair in the July issuethat she advised Mrs. Obama to entertain in the White House. Mrs. Reagan also told Vanity Fair she was disappointed not to be invited to the White House when President Obama ended the Bush era ban on embryonic stem cell research. Mrs. Reagan is a stem cell research supporter.

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