FRONTLINE

Egypt's Facebook Faceoff

Clip: Season 29 Episode 9 | 23m 36s

Watch Egypt's young democracy movement in action in this 2008 documentary. At the time, fearful of brutal police crackdowns the Egyptian population was not ready to follow the young activists. But they remained optimistic.

Aired: 02/22/11

Rating: NR

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