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Egypt / Unrest / Burns Interview #1034300

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 25, 2012
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The latest developments in Egypt as President Mohammed Morsi moved to expand his powers introduced.

(Cairo: Holly Williams) The running street battles in Cairo in response to Morsi's actions featured; scenes shown of the clashes of protesters with police and a peaceful sit-in at Tahrir Square; details given about the country's division and a legal challenge to his decrees. [Opponent Lak GEORGE‡- says Morsi is the president of the Muslim Brotherhood, not the people.]

(Studio: Jeff Glor) Live discussion held with former undersecretary of state Micholas Burns about the power struggle in Egypt. [BURNS - says this is a big moment for the new versus the old Egypt with dueling demonstrations on Tuesday; says it will be a balancing act for President Obama's administration re: Egypt, which may be returning to authoritarianism.]

Reporter(s):
Glor, Jeff;
Williams, Holly
Duration:
00:04:10

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