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An Egyptian anti-government demonstrator takes part in a candlelight vigil at Cairo's Tahrir Square on February 9, 2011 on the 16th day of consecutive protests calling for the ouster of Mubarak.

Filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill discuss their new documentary “In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution,” along with Egyptian-American journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous, who joins us from Cairo. Jonathan Capehart tells us what we can expect from President Obama’s State of the Union Speech. The latest installment of the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at an ivory sandal label from ancient Egypt. We’ll speak to Alex Gilvarry about his debut novel, From the Memoirs of a Non-enemy Combatant. Plus, comic actor Stephen Fry on his life and career!