Protests, looting and fires rage in Egypt Tensions are building and confrontations continue to be violent in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. Midday presents the latest news from Cairo and and context from an expert at Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies.11:00 a.m.
Paul Beran: Outreach director, Harvard University's Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Specializes in middle east politics and democratization. He has lived in the US, Israel, and Egypt.
Ben Bernanke live at the National Press Club Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke will speak live at a National Press Club luncheon. He holds one of the most influential positions in the country and will discuss the burgeoning economic recovery.12:00 p.m.