Audio Essay: From 1776 to 2011, America to Arab Spring

Monday, July 04, 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)

On America's Independence Day, we take a listen to moments from our history alongside a far different struggle for more democracy and independence during the Arab Spring, from Yemen to Syria and Saudi Arabia. 

Produced by:

Sitara Nieves

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