Local Reaction to the Events in Egypt

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak made history late in the eveing, declaring on TV that he would not stand for re-election in September. With close to a half-million Egyptians here in the Los Angeles region, we update local events against today's historic news from the Middle East. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, today's demonstrations that preceded Mubarak's decision as well as response from the Middle East to Washington.

Banner image: Protesters watch Egyptian President Hosni Mubarek give a speech on a projected television screen in Tahrir Square February 1, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)



Warren Olney