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Week In Review: Cairo Erupts; Snow Dumps18:21

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Protesters chant in Tahrir Square, Cairo. (AP)
Protesters chant in Tahrir Square, Cairo. (AP)

Cairo erupted in violence this week as protests continued into their 11th day. Friday's "Day of Departure" brought relative peace, but protesters are still calling for President Mubarak's resignation. So is Sen. John Kerry, who stepped out in front of the White House this week in calling for Mubarak to "step aside gracefully."

Also this week: Rep. Barney Frank announced his reelection bid for 2012, just four months after winning his last campaign. And snow threatens roofs and everyone's patience. We dive into the week's news.


  • Peter Canellos, Boston Globe editorial page editor
  • Renee Loth, Boston Globe columnist

This segment aired on February 4, 2011.

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