Egypt’s President-Elect Set To Address Demonstrators At Tahrir Square

Egypt’s newly elected president on Friday will address the throngs of demonstrators who have camped out at Tahrir Square in Cairo.  In his speech, Mohamed Morsi will hail his victory as the country’s “rebirth.” Thoursands of people have gathered at Tahrir Square to protest the military’s tight grip on power.   

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