Egypt's First Female Presidential Candidate

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Egyptian anti-government demonstrators in Tahrir Square and demonstrators protest in the capitol rotunda in Madison, Wisconsin. Egyptian anti-government demonstrators in Tahrir Square and demonstrators protest in the capitol rotunda in Madison, Wisconsin. (Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Scott Olson/Getty)

Bothaina Kamel, is a television anchor in Egypt, but she is seriously thinking of changing careers. She has thrown her hat into the political ring, becoming Egypt's first female nominee for president. She joins us to talk about her campaign and her views on a post-Mubarak Egypt. Also joining us is Nancy Yousef, Egyptian-American and professor of English literature at the City University of New York-Baruch.

Guests:

Bothaina Kamel and Nancy Yousef

Produced by:

David J Fazekas

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