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This edition: Was Cairo Any Less Turbulent In 1941?

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 1, 2014.

In 1941 Cairo was a boiling cauldron with Nazi spies, agitators, Muslim Brothers, refugee Jews, Brits and Americans all swimming around in a stew of intrigue. Egyptian expat, Juliana Maio tells Jim about her bestselling novel "City of the Sun" and what her research informs us about today's Egypt.

Guest List

Juliana Maio Author, “City of the Sun”