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'Egypt's Jon Stewart' Honored For Political Satire

  • Aired: 1/24/2013
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Political satirist Bassem Youssef, known as 'Egypt's Jon Stewart,' hosts a similar show to 'The Daily Show' in Cairo called 'The Program.' After being issued an arrest warrant, accused of insulting Islam and Egypt's President, Time Magazine named Youssef one of the '100 Most Influential People in the World' for becoming the voice of many Egyptians who don't have the freedom to speak against their government. Kristina Behr has the details.

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