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Frontline: Gigi's Revolution - Egypt


By jimstaro - Posted on 22 February 2011

22 February 2011 - Her family is part of the Egyptian elite, but 24-year-old Gigi Ibrahim says she's fighting for her country's future. With thousands following her Twitter feed, Gigi has become something of a celebrity in Cairo's Tahrir Square. In this video, we see her attempts to convince her family of the righteousness of her cause. But will they come around?

 

Coming Tuesday {22 February 2011}: Revolution in Cairo. FRONTLINE dispatches teams to Cairo, going inside the April 6th youth movement that helped light the fire on the streets. Also in this hour, Charles Sennott of GlobalPost takes a hard look at Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. Tuesday at 9pm et on PBS - check local listings.

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