Understanding the protests in Egypt Protestors in Egypt are demanding an end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule. Why is this happening and what is likely to come of it? What are the implications for stability in the middle east?11:00 a.m.
Diane Singerman: Egypt scholar and professor of government at American University in Washington, DC. She has lived and worked in Egypt, speaks Arabic and is author or editor of "Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space and Global Modernity," and "Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East."
Is today a turning point for Egypt? Huge crowds have taken to the streets across Egypt in protests against the country's government. The BBC program "World Have Your Say" hosts a worldwide discussion on the massive demonstrations and police crackdown. The program shifts later in the hour to look at the legacy of Nelson Mandela.12:00 p.m.