Poetic Endeavors

As Egypt moves forward in creating a new democracy and uprisings in the region are in the spotlight, the role of the Islam in governments across Middle East and North Africa continue to be debated. David L. Phillips of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University makes a case for why the United States should engage the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Plus: the cutting edge of educational technology for grades K-12; and poet and playwright Al Letson kicks off the Brian Lehrer Show’s National Poetry Month series.