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Egypt Makes History

Posted on · As Egyptians around the world celebrate that country's change in power — one local expert calls this a world event as significant as the fall of the Berlin Wall. Laurie Johnson reports.

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High-Tech Challenges Confront Egypt

Posted on · The Egyptian people are trying to finding creative ways to communicate as authorities shut down the internet to silence anti-government protesters. They using dial-up modems, fax machines, and ham radios to get their message out to the world. A Houston professor who closely watches Egyptian politics says the country embraced internet technology early on, but it wasn't about creating a more democratic society. Gail Delaughter reports.