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GRITtv: Helen Thomas: Egyptians Understand Their Power

“The US has to go back to the drawing board,” says legendary journalist Helen Thomas of US policy in the Middle East and North Africa. As Egypt throws off its regime and protests ripple across the region, she notes that the world is waking up to the fact that people under repressive dictatorships can and will fight back–and use nonviolence to achieve their aims rather than invasion.

We check in with the longest-serving White House correspondent to discuss revolution, and why she’s not done fighting. Distributed by Tubemogul.