Sacred Journeys

Notes from the Field: Modern Mecca (The Hajj)

Clip: Episode 4 | 2m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

See how new technology and the increasing number of pilgrims has forced Islam's holiest city to modernize in a number of ways.

Aired: 12/16/14

Rating: NR

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