Egyptians Vote in Historic Election

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167x120 image for tp120523egyptians_vote_in_hiFor the first time in Egyptian history, voters are choosing a national leader, even though a constitution that spells out the powers of the office has yet to be enacted. We look at the candidates and the role of religion, the military -- and the prospects for real democracy.

Credits

Guests:
Jehan Reda - American University in Cairo, David D. Kirkpatrick - New York Times - @ddknyt, Thanassis Cambanis - Century Foundation - @tcambanis, Daniel Kurtzer - Princeton University, Shadi Hamid - Brookings Institution; The Atlantic - @shadihamid

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Andrea Brody, Lata Pandya