Egyptian-American Mona Iskander returns to Egypt where she was born and reports about how ordinary people including members of her own family are doing a year after Hosni Mubarak was swept from power. Among those interviewed are Iskander’s 80-year-old aunt who recently found herself surrounded by soldiers with weapons pointed at her head; a newly elected member of parliament who is part of the Muslim Brotherhood; two young protestors demanding that the military regime surrender power to a civilian government; a rug merchant whose business has suffered as foreign tourism has declined, and a driver and his wife who want to see Egypt become a much more conservative Islamic nation.
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What’s happening in Egypt a year after Mubarak was swept from power and a military regime took control? Need to Know’s Mona Iskander reports.