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February 4th, 2011
09:45 PM ET

Demanding Change in Egypt: Join the Live Chat

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Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Cairo Friday demanding change. It was mostly jubilant, but there was also tension. There's still a crowd in Liberation Square at this hour. Anderson reports live from the capital city tonight with the latest developments.

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  1. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    Good Night Everyone! Enjoy your weekend. Anderson, you and the crew please be safe.

    February 4, 2011 at 11:00 pm |
  2. Karyn, Indiana

    When it comes down to it, we are all the same with the same needs. Help each other.. and don't wait for someone to ask for help!

    February 4, 2011 at 11:00 pm |
  3. Jack M in Newfoundland,Canada

    Great show Anderson, keep up the great work and stay safe. Good night ot all!!

    February 4, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  4. Gina Bennett

    I just recently bought Anderson's book on CD "Dispatches from the Edge" I can't wait to hear him read it after seeing that Reporter's notebook piece.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  5. Jo Ann, Ohio

    Good night Anderson, Ben, Ivan, Nic, & Fred. Take care tonight and have a safe trip home.

    Good night Jana, Emily, Mike, Nicole, Nancy in Oregon, and Megan.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  6. Sue from Syracuse

    God give strength to Gabby Gifford and Mark Kelly and their entire extended family. Speedy recovery to Gabbie. It was a great prayer from Mark yesterday; I was very moved.. and prayed with him...

    February 4, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  7. Emily

    Good night Anderson, Isha, 360°Team, Jo Ann, Mike, Megan, Nicole, Jana, Gloria, Starr, Nina, & Bloggers.
    Have a fun weekend, Jody!! 🙂
    Everyone is Egypt, your coverage is amazing! Stay safe, Anderson, Ivan, Ben, Hala, and crews!
    A Great week of shows & blogs!!!
    Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

    February 4, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  8. Starr, formerly known as vincent

    Anderson, excellent reporer's notebook. It is always the "sounds of the night" that get to me.
    Good night Anderson, All reporters and staff (friendds) and may God keep you all safe.

    Good night fellow writers, it been a heck of a week.
    @Karyn- my thoughts will staywith you through the weekend.
    @Ahmed & the Egyptian people, my thoughts and prayers continue every day for your success in obtaining a true democracy. I admire your courage more than i can say.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  9. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    I did realize that the Egyptian were living under such condition!

    February 4, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  10. Megan Dresslar - Shoreline, WA

    Good night Anderson, Megan, Isha, David G, Martina, Nicole, Kim, Emily, Gloria, Dodie, Mike, Casey, Milan, Vivan, Gabriela, Cessy, Paula, Isabel, David-Indiana, JoAnn, Monica, Kathy, Jane, Gayle, Renee, Caroline, (Danie,) Lori, (Adelaide,) BettyAnn, Starr, Heather, Sharon, Karin, Dulcie, Sree, Michael, Karen, Miranda, Nancy, Sue, Kenya, Libby, Nina, Samantha, Chi, Karyn, Indiana others and my friend Twitter/Facebook Bloggers!!!!
    See you on Monday night, Have a great night & Sleep tight everyone!!! Have a great weekend! Thanks for coming in to join us tonight!

    Anderson,
    Please be careful and come home soon!!!!

    Emily,
    He will, I hope!!!!

    February 4, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  11. Jody

    Anderson, beautiful work tonight.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  12. joe

    that was a great ending segment anderson

    February 4, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  13. Ralph

    good night everybody

    February 4, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  14. Sue from Syracuse

    Love the "Notes of a Reporter" – very nice. Feels like I was with AC during the day.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  15. Jo Ann, Ohio

    Nice Reporter's Notebook. I haven't seen one of those for awhile.

    Professor Ajami is always so honest and knowledgeable about what is happening. I always appreciate his appearances.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  16. Lori

    The Egyptians have certainly suprised me.

    Good night Everyone! Sweet dreams.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  17. lilly

    i just got tears, just by watching Anderson's notes, good night.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  18. Nicole The Netherlands

    Anderson, Ben, Ivan, Hala everyone from CNN and -all- journalists, reporters and photographers in Egypt: THANKYOU!!!

    Hope you all are able to stay safe, and the promiss of protection by the army will be kept.

    Everyone in Egypt the world is watching, I hope you will get elections soon!
    And human right watchers can do their work.

    Bloggers what an exceptional week to be with all of you, good weekend everyone

    February 4, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  19. Rose from Muscoy, Calif

    Anderson, thank you for reporting from Egypt. You guys have put your lives on the line to report the truth keep-up the good work but be very carefull. The Egyptian people are very brave souls may God be with them all. Love you notebook, you touched my heart with saddness but still with happness also.
    Keep safe, until next week. Good night here and good morning there.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  20. Diane

    Outanding reporter's notebook. Poetic.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  21. Paula, Colorado

    Fascinating and moving program tonight. Stay safe! I'll continue to pray for all of you.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  22. Janis

    Stay strong Eqypt. I will be watching with the rest of the world. Thanks for the coverage CNN and AC360 staff. Good night.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  23. Sue from Syracuse

    Best thing about Egypt... it is a lesson about the power of Internet and freedom of press... and its influence on people.
    Democracy is the inevitable preferred choice of all. So, all dictators out there.. take notice! Transition out, or people will do it for you.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  24. Gina Bennett

    I loved the Reporter's notebook Anderson just did...

    February 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  25. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    Oh, this is Anderson's "Notes of a reporter!"

    February 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  26. Lori

    So brave Anderson, Hahla, Ben. I am so glad they are safe.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  27. Megan Dresslar - Shoreline, WA

    Nice jon Anderson take notebook pictures, I know what they had horrible their lives, losing families,friends and children....... Image this.. I love it. Thanks Anderson!!!!!!!

    February 4, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  28. Karyn, Indiana

    @Mary: Thanks, and praying for your Mother as well.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  29. Daniel

    Hi Anderson,

    How old on average are the members of the Egyptian military? If they're reasonably young, I suspect that their sentiments may be more closely aligned with those of the pro-revolution protesters as opposed to those of the regime...

    Stay safe!

    February 4, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  30. lilly

    Have a good weekend everyone, stay safe. Anderson and crew, please stay safe. You are greatly appreciated. Thank you for not backing down.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:54 pm |
  31. Emily

    @Janis,
    It will be interesting to see...

    February 4, 2011 at 10:54 pm |
  32. Jo Ann, Ohio

    I don't believe that Mubarak can be trusted.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:53 pm |
  33. Karyn, Indiana

    Stay safe... Wherever you are, God Bless

    February 4, 2011 at 10:53 pm |
  34. terry carroll

    Thanks you and team for the great reporting you do. Stay safe and hope you can get out of there asap when it is safe.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:52 pm |
  35. Emily

    Anderson, Are you returning home this weekend?

    February 4, 2011 at 10:52 pm |
  36. Starr, formerly known as vincent

    @Diane – thanks for the comment. I agree and i believe that is exactly what the protestors are demanding!

    @Anderson, thank you for the reporter's roundtable, very interesting points of view by all.

    February 4, 2011 at 10:52 pm |
  37. lisal -canada

    i am sure i speak for many people when i say it is going to be a difficult weekend waiting for a monday broadcast – it is hard to wait a mere 24 hours – i know everyone there on the ground knows how to stay safe to the best of their ability – nite all

    February 4, 2011 at 10:52 pm |
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