Breaking Free

A woman makes a victory sign as her fingers are painted with the colours of the Egyptian flag in Tahrir Square.

On today’s show: We’ll look at how Egyptian women are faring in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. Steely Dan co-founder Donald Fagen talks about his fourth solo album, “Sunken Condos,” and he’ll be joined by Michael Leonhart, who produced it. Ethan Chorin, one of the first American diplomats posted to Libya after international sanctions were lifted, shares his first hand account of the Libyan revolution. John Schwartz on his family’s struggle to help their troubled son navigate his teens.