Host Liane Hansen talks with Egyptian journalist Mohamed El-Meshad. He's been covering the protests in Cairo for the opposition newspaper Al-Masry Al-Yom and has been visiting neighborhoods in Cairo to see the effect of the protests.
Sunday would have been former president Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday. Northwest Illinois is celebrating their native son with a weekend full of parties. Newt Gingrich is headlining events with a $250-per-plate gala, but some locals are holding their own, more affordable celebrations. Susan Stephens of member station WNIJ reports.
Since Ronald Reagan's death in 2004, his stature has continued to rise among conservatives and the Tea Party movement as well as with the general public and even President Obama. Liane Hansen talks with Princeton history professor Julian Zelizer about Ronald Reagan's presidential legacy.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with U.S. allies at a security conference in Munich this weekend. She sat down early Sunday to talk with NPR's Michelle Keleman about how she sees events unfolding in Egypt.
As the political crisis in Egypt goes on, and President Hosni Mubarak remains in power, the United States and other western governments are calling for reforms that will set the country on a new path.
Clinton said she supports the reform process Egyptian Vice President, former intelligence chief Omar Suleiman, is pursuing.