The Long-Term Significance of the Muslim Brotherhood

BY News Desk  August 18, 2013 at 11:38 AM EST

Editor’s note | Starting Sept. 7, the PBS NewsHour is expanding its family, adding a “PBS NewsHour Weekend” newscast on Saturdays and Sundays. The 30-minute show will be anchored by NewsHour senior correspondent Hari Sreenivasan.

The above interview is a selection from the NewsHour Weekend’s first rehearsal, presented by New York PBS member station WNET and broadcast out of the Tisch WNET studios.

Zachary Lockman, professor of modern Middle Eastern History at New York University joins Hari Sreenivasan to speak about the wider issues raised by the ongoing conflict in Egypt.

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