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Egypt's Revolution Day celebrates the public revolution of 1952 against King Farouk and the constitution monarchy. This year, we celebrate with a look back at the revolution of 2011 against 30-year President Hosni Mubarak with a collection of on-site reports, interviews, and expert analysis.

Egypt's Revolution Day celebrates the public revolution of 1952 against King Farouk and the constitution monarchy. This year, we celebrate with a look back at the revolution of 2011 against 30-year President Hosni Mubarak with a collection of on-site reports, interviews, and expert analysis.
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Egypt's Revolution Day celebrates the public revolution of 1952 against King Farouk and the constitution monarchy. This year, we celebrate with a look back at the revolution of 2011 against 30-year President Hosni Mubarak with a collection of on-site reports, interviews, and expert analysis.

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English


Episodes

The First Reports

7/22/2014
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Hear an early report of demonstrations in Tahrir Square against Mubarak's 30-year rule, putting the number of protesters at over a million. (Morning Report, RNZ, 2/2/2011)

Duration: 00:06:00


A Year of Revolution

7/22/2014
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NPR recaps the Arab Spring in Egypt and Tunisia, beginning with the immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi and looking ahead to Egypt's free election after the oust of Mubarak. (All Things Considered, NPR, 12/17/2011)

Duration: 00:12:00


"The Square"

7/22/2014
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Jehane Noujaim talks about her documentary, "The Square," and the blessing in disguise of arriving in Cairo right at the end of the revolution. (The World, PRI, 10/24/2013)

Duration: 00:05:00


Tahrir Square: Day 16

7/22/2014
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JJ Sutherland reports live from Tahrir Square in the midst of the revolution, one week after thugs posing as pro-Mubarak Egyptians attacked the protesters. (NPR, 2/9/2011)

Duration: 00:01:00


Mohammed Morsi: Live from Tahrir Square

7/22/2014
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Hear live, on-location reporting from Tahrir Square, as Egyptian president-elect Mohammed Morsi gives his first televised address. (Breakfast, RN, 6/25/2012)

Duration: 00:05:00


Someone Worse than Mubarak

7/22/2014
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Hear John Kerry, then the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, comment on the potential for Egypt to fall deeper into authoritarian rule after the revolution. (NPR, 2/1/2011)

Duration: 00:03:00