"It's very exciting and very moving," Clinton said, as you can hear in the following audio report from NPR's Michele Kelemen. "And to see where this revolution happened and all that it has meant to the world is extraordinary for me."
Michele Kelemen reporting from Cairo
The Associated Press adds that "surrounded by a heavy contingent of U.S. and Egyptian security guards, Clinton smiled, waved and shook hands with the Egyptian citizens who thronged her during her unscheduled 15-minute stroll through the square."
"Clinton's two-day visit to Egypt," the AP notes, "is aimed at encouraging the Egyptian people and their transitional leaders to hold true to the ideals of democratic reforms that propelled the revolution."